Magnesium is produced commercially by electrolysis from a molten salt using a cell similar to the one

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Magnesium is produced commercially by electrolysis from a molten salt using a cell similar to the one shown here.
(a) What salt is used as the electrolyte?
(b) Which electrode is the anode, and which one is the cathode?
(c) Write the overall cell reaction and individual half-reactions.
(d) What precautions would need to be taken with respect to the magnesium formed?
Magnesium is produced commercially by electrolysis from a molten salt
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Chemistry The Central Science

ISBN: 978-0321696724

12th edition

Authors: Theodore Brown, Eugene LeMay, Bruce Bursten, Catherine Murphy, Patrick Woodward

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