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Conduction of electricity in electrolytes

  1. Jul 25, 2015 #1
    conduction of electricity in electrolytes is due to presence of positive ions and negative ions or presence of positive ions, negative ions and electrons?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 25, 2015 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    Positive ions and negative ions. Electrons don't stay free long.
  4. Jul 26, 2015 #3
    Electons don't exist in electrolyte solutions, they exist in electronic conductors. Therefore ions carry current in the. solution and electrons carry current in the external circuit.
    P. Radhakrishnamurty.
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