what is anode and cathode

Asked by keshav | 2nd Jan, 2014, 07:12: PM

Expert Answer:

By definition:

  • The anode is the electrode where oxidation (loss of electrons) takes place. The anode attracts anions.
  • The cathode is the electrode where reduction (gain of electrons) takes place. The cathode attracts cations.

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 2nd Jan, 2014, 07:19: PM

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