|Jul24-12, 03:33 PM||#1|
In electrolysis of NaCl. How does CL become 1/2CL2?
Na+ + CI- → Na + 1/2C12
How is it Cl becomes Cl2? (what about conservation?) and why does it become diatomic?
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|Jul24-12, 04:54 PM||#2|
I'm not sure about the conservation you're mentioning, but I believe Cl becomes Cl2 because they are each short of an octet by one electron. So, each Cl gives up one electron to form a bond between them and the octets are satisfied.
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