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Which of the following reactions takes place in the cathode compartment during the electrolysis of copper (II) chloride solution?

Options

A) Cu2+ + 2e- → Cu(s)

B) 2Cl- -2e → Cl2

C) Cu(s) -2e → Cu2+(aq)

D) Cu2+(aq) + 2Cl-(aq) → CuCl2(aq)


The correct answer is A.


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