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

Asked by Aravind(S P D H SINDHI MODEL SR SEC SCHOOL) , on 9/12/12

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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.

Posted by Sudeep Singhon 10/12/12

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