Electrochemistry- Term 1, Year 12

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Chemistry (Electrochemistry - Term 1) Flashcards on Electrochemistry- Term 1, Year 12, created by Curtis Browne on 03/17/2014.

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Define: Salt Bridge A U-shaped tube that contains a gel permeated with a solution of an inert electrolyte to allow the migration of ions.
Define: Cathode The electrode where reduction takes place.
Define: Anode The electrode where oxidation takes place.
Define: Electrolyte A substance which in solution or molten conducts electricity.
Define: Electricity The flow of electrons.
Define: Galvanic Cell/Voltaic Cell A device in which a chemical reaction occurs in such a way as to produce electricity.
Define: Oxidation The loss of electrons.
Define: Reduction The gain of electrons.
Define: Reducing agent The substance which is oxidised, and therefore reduces another substance.
Define: Oxidising Agent The substance which is reduced, and therefore oxidises another substance.
What are the 3 reactions which take place in rusting?
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