Q. 41 C3.8( 58 Votes )

What is electrolysis? Explain why, in the electrolysis of water, 'acidified water' is used.

Answer :

Electrolysis is the process of dissociation of water molecules into H+ and OH- ions. When electric current Is passed through it in a conducting state. Because water does not have much higher concentration of ions. Dilute sulphuric acid is added to increase the concentration of ions in the water.


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