In the electrolytic refining of a metal M, what would you take as the anode, the cathode and the electrolyte?
In electrolytic refining,
- Impure Metal M is used as anode .
- It is connected to the positive terminal of the battery.
- A strip of pure metal M is used as a cathode .
- It is connected to the negative terminal of the battery.
- A solution of metal salt M is used as the electrolyte .