State the products at anode and cathode during electrolysis of :

1. Molten NaCl

2. Conc. NaCl

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Asked by arpitt682 | 24th Dec, 2019, 10:45: AM

Expert Answer:

1) In the electrolysis of molten NaCl, sodium is deposited at the cathode while chlorine gas is liberated at anode.

2) In the electrolysis of aqueous solution of NaCl, Cl2 gas is liberated at anode and H2 gas is liberated at cathode.

Answered by Ramandeep | 24th Dec, 2019, 11:07: AM