Which is positive cathode or anode? In a daniell cell and a leclanche cell which is positive, negative, cathode, anode and electrolyte?

Asked by Priyanka Margaret | 3rd Feb, 2014, 07:20: PM

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In Daniel cell, the oxidation always takes place at anode. Hence, the electronget released at anode. Therefore, anode is negative. From anode, electrons goes to cathode through wire where reduction takes place. Therefore, cathode is positive.

 
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Answered by  | 4th Feb, 2014, 12:44: PM

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