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Na metal. Cannot be obtained by electrolysis of aQeous solution of Nacl

Na metal. Cannot be obtained by electrolysis of aQeous solution of Nacl

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During the electrolysis of NaCl Solution $Na^{+} , Cl^{-}$ and water are present.

Due to low reduction potential, Na ions are not reduced at cathode. Instead, H+ are reduced and H2 is obtained

Hence Na metal. Cannot be obtained by electrolysis of aqueous solution of Nacl

answered Dec 12, 2017 by sharmaaparna1
 

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