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Silver oxide

  1. May 25, 2010 #1
    i did an experiment the other day where i split water in to hydrogen and oxygen but i used a silver anode and cathode when i turned on the batterie the silver one i think the anode start to corrode( one the one that oxygen forms on) is this making silver oxide when this happens?
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  3. May 30, 2010 #2
    Have you tried to write your oxido-reduction equations ?
    That would be a good start for you.

    It also depends of the electrolyte you used in the solution. H2SO4 ? NaCl ? HCl ? (I hope it's not the two last).
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