electrolysis


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electrolysis

Postby 805329408 » Sun Mar 01, 2020 4:51 pm

when a problem states that a reaction is electrolyzed, can we assume that the reaction is non spontaneous?

Adam Kramer 1A
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Re: electrolysis

Postby Adam Kramer 1A » Sun Mar 01, 2020 5:01 pm

Yes, electrolysis is a process used to use outside electric current to drive non-spontaneous reactions.

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Re: electrolysis

Postby Juliet Stephenson 4E » Sun Mar 01, 2020 5:11 pm

Yes, the reaction will be electrolyzed to allow it to proceed when it cannot otherwise proceed because it is non-spontaneous.

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Re: electrolysis

Postby Osvaldo SanchezF -1H » Sun Mar 01, 2020 5:21 pm

Well when it says electrolyzed it refers to the use of eternal energy and that occurs when a reaction is non-spontaneous.

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Re: electrolysis

Postby rohun2H » Sun Mar 01, 2020 5:50 pm

Yes, electrolysis is utilized to drive non-spontaneous reactions.

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Re: electrolysis

Postby sarahartzell1A » Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:56 pm

yes

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Re: electrolysis

Postby CalvinTNguyen2D » Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:49 pm

Yes. The electrolysis supplies the external energy that can be used to drive a non spontaneous reaction.


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