Importance of electrolytes?..

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Importance of electrolytes?..

Postby Abigail Urbina 1K » Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:39 pm

Can someone explain to me what an electrolyte is and when exactly we would need it in our cell? What is the significance?

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Re: Importance of electrolytes?..

Postby Suchita 2I » Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:16 pm

An electrolyte is basically a solution with ions (that is, a salt in its aqueous state). While electrons conduct electricity in the circuit, the ions in the electrolyte conduct electricity in solution and allow a complete circuit, making them integral to any cell.

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