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What is Electrolysis?

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Definition:

The passage of an electric current through an electrolyte with subsequent migration of positively and negatively charged ions to the negative and positive electrodes.

Electrolysis of Water

Electricity dissociates water into the diatomic molecules of hydrogen (H2) and (O2).

H2O --> H2+ 1/2 O2

Pronunciation: i-lek-trol-uh-sis
Common Misspellings: electrolisis
Examples:
Hydrogen can be extracted from water using the process of electrolysis.

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