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SQA National 5 Chemistry Electrolysis of Key Compounds

Electrolysis of Key Compounds

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Suggest an industrial use for the products of electrolysis of lead (II) bromide.

Suggest an industrial use for the products of electrolysis of lead (II) bromide.

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Write the half equation for the reaction at the cathode in the electrolysis of molten lead (II) bromide.

Write the half equation for the reaction at the cathode in the electrolysis of molten lead (II) bromide.

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What is the half equation of the reaction at the cathode in molten sodium chloride electrolysis?

What is the half equation of the reaction at the cathode in molten sodium chloride electrolysis?

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What is the advantage of dissolving aluminium oxide in aluminium cryolite?

What is the advantage of dissolving aluminium oxide in aluminium cryolite?

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What would you observe during the electrolysis of molten sodium chloride?

What would you observe during the electrolysis of molten sodium chloride?

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