why is the amount of hydrogen obtained double the amount of oxygen in the eletrolysis of water?

Asked by avi123 | 28th Dec, 2009, 05:35: PM

Expert Answer:

This is beacuse in a balanced chemical equation,

2 H2O (g)  2 H2 (g) + O2 (g)

2 molecules of water decompose to give two molecules of hydrogen and one molecule of oxygen.

 

Answered by  | 29th Dec, 2009, 09:44: AM

Queries asked on Sunday & after 7pm from Monday to Saturday will be answered after 12pm the next working day.