Electrolysis half equations

This lesson will focus on writing half equations for the reactions at each electrode during electrolysis.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.(Revision) What ions do alkalis release in solution?

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Q2.(Revision) What method is used to extracted aluminium from its ore?

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Q3.What state symbol would be used to represent a solution?

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Q4.What will form at the cathode during the electrolysis sodium chloride solution?

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Q5.What is the correct test for hydrogen

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Q6.A students tests for the gas produced at the anode during the electrolysis of an ionic compound solution. The test shows damp blue litmus turning red then bleaching. Which gas have they identified?

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Q7.A student tests the hypothesis that 'The volume of gas produced during electrolysis increases with time'. Which of these is the dependent variable for this reaction?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.(Revision) What ions do alkalis release in solution?

1/7

Q2.(Revision) What method is used to extracted aluminium from its ore?

2/7

Q3.What state symbol would be used to represent a solution?

3/7

Q4.What will form at the cathode during the electrolysis sodium chloride solution?

4/7

Q5.What is the correct test for hydrogen

5/7

Q6.A students tests for the gas produced at the anode during the electrolysis of an ionic compound solution. The test shows damp blue litmus turning red then bleaching. Which gas have they identified?

6/7

Q7.A student tests the hypothesis that 'The volume of gas produced during electrolysis increases with time'. Which of these is the dependent variable for this reaction?

7/7

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Electrolysis Half Equations HT

This quiz will assess your learning on this lesson and other lessons in this unit.

Q1.(Revision) What is the correct definition of a strong acid?

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Q2.If the pH of an acid with a concentration of 0.05 mol/dm³ is 3, what will be the pH if its concentration is 0.005mol/dm³?

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Q3.What is the charge on the cathode?

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Q4.What do negative non-metal ions do when they reach the anode?

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Q5.What would be the correct products at the anode and cathode in the electrolysis of magnesium bromide solution?

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Q6.Does this half equation show oxidation or reduction?

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Q7.What number needs to be placed in front of OH⁻ to correctly balance this equation?

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Quiz:

Electrolysis Half Equations HT

This quiz will assess your learning on this lesson and other lessons in this unit.

Q1.(Revision) What is the correct definition of a strong acid?

1/7

Q2.If the pH of an acid with a concentration of 0.05 mol/dm³ is 3, what will be the pH if its concentration is 0.005mol/dm³?

2/7

Q3.What is the charge on the cathode?

3/7

Q4.What do negative non-metal ions do when they reach the anode?

4/7

Q5.What would be the correct products at the anode and cathode in the electrolysis of magnesium bromide solution?

5/7

Q6.Does this half equation show oxidation or reduction?

6/7

Q7.What number needs to be placed in front of OH⁻ to correctly balance this equation?

7/7

Lesson summary: Electrolysis half equations

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