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Aravind from S P D H SINDHI MODEL SR SEC SCHOOL, asked a question
Subject: Chemistry , asked on 9/12/12

 What is the difference between hydration and hydrolysis?? Please explain...

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Sudeep Singh From Delhi Public School, added an answer, on 10/12/12
11 helpful votes in Chemistry

Hydrolysis is the splitting up of water molecules(H2O) into H2 and O2 gas, whereas Hydration is when an element is made to react with water, for eg when we put a piece of Sodium(Na) in water.

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