Problem: Choose the correct statement. A) The cathode is the electrode where the oxidation takes place. B) The cathode is the electrode where the reduction takes place. C) Both oxidation and reduction may take place at the cathode, depending on the cell. D) The cathode is always positive. E) The anode is always negative.

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Choose the correct statement.

A) The cathode is the electrode where the oxidation takes place.

B) The cathode is the electrode where the reduction takes place.

C) Both oxidation and reduction may take place at the cathode, depending on the cell.

D) The cathode is always positive.

E) The anode is always negative.

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