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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
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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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