Problem: In the electrolysis of molten NaBr:(a) What product forms at the anode?

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For electrolysis of NaBr:

Na+ gets reduced (gains electrons) → cathode

Br- gets oxidized (lost electrons) → anode


Half reactions:

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In the electrolysis of molten NaBr:
(a) What product forms at the anode?

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