Mon April 07, 2014 By: Annsh Agrawaal

What Happens to the Electrons , once they reach the +ve end of the battery after flowing through the circult...???Why???How???

Expert Reply
Wed April 09, 2014
When the terminals of the cell are connected externally to an electric circuit, current is drawn from the cell. In this process, current flows from the negative terminal of the cell to the positive terminal. For every electron that reaches the postive terminal (and neutralises the charge imbalance between the two electrodes), a new electron is released from the negative terminal, which maintains the supply of current.
The electrolyte keeps the electrons from going straight from the anode to the cathode within the battery.
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