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Which one is wrong if electrolysis of CH3COONa(aq) is made using Pt electrodes?

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pH of solution increases
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Molar ratio of gases at anode and cathode is 3:1.
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[CH3COO] in solution decreases.
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The molar ration of gases at anode and cathode is 2:1.
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Solution

The correct option is D The molar ration of gases at anode and cathode is 2:1.
Sodium acetate undergoes electrolysis to form ethane gas, carbondioxide and hydrogen gas.
Hydrogen is liberated at cathode and ethane at anode.

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