Effect of an Electric Current on Substances

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Topic Objectives

By the end of this topic, the learner should be able to:

  • Define the terms conductor and non-conductor, electrolyte and non-electrolyte;
  • Classify solutions and molten substances as electrolytes and non-electrolytes;
  • Distinguish between electrolytes and non-electrolytes in terms of the particles they contain;
  • Explain the process of electrolysis and define the terms anode and cathode;
  • State the products of electrolysis of a binary electrolyte;
  • State some products of electrolysis.
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