Problem: What process occurs at the anode in the electrolysis of molten NaCl?

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We are asked what process occurs at the anode in the electrolysis of molten NaCl.


Since a voltage source is given, this is an electrolytic cellwhere a nonspontaneous process is occurring. Since the process is nonspontaneous, an outside energy source provides energy for it to occur.


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What process occurs at the anode in the electrolysis of molten NaCl?

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