Problem: Current is applied to an aqueous solution of lithium bromide. What is produced at the cathode? What is produced at the anode?

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Given: LiBr(aq) → Li+(aq) + Br(aq)


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Cathode: reduction or gain electrons (↑ E°red)

Anode: oxidation or lose electrons (↑ E°ox)


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Current is applied to an aqueous solution of lithium bromide. What is produced at the cathode? What is produced at the anode?