Problem: Fluoride ion in aqueous are difficult to oxidize at the anode of an electrolytic cell because(A) the aqueous solutions of fluorides are nonconducting.(B) it is impossible to find the proper material from which to build the electrodes.(C) the fluorides are not very soluble.(D) oxygen is released from water in preference to fluorine.

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Fluoride ion in aqueous are difficult to oxidize at the anode of an electrolytic cell because

(A) the aqueous solutions of fluorides are nonconducting.

(B) it is impossible to find the proper material from which to build the electrodes.

(C) the fluorides are not very soluble.

(D) oxygen is released from water in preference to fluorine.

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