Electrolysis of water is a decomposition reaction ; a single reactant breaks down into more than one product.

The breaking down of H 2 O into H 2 and O 2 by passing electricity is known as electrolysis of water.

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 1 Class 10 - Chemical Reactions and Equations (Term 1)

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