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Included the Solid gas liquid (aq) The compound potassium cyanide is a strong electrolyte. Write...

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Included the Solid gas liquid (aq) The compound potassium cyanide is a strong electrolyte. Write the reaction when solid potassium cyanide is put into water:

........ --> ...... + .......

Electrolyte

An electrolyte is defined as the substance which undergoes the electrolysis process i.e. decomposes in aqueous solution to conduct electricity.

Strong electrolytes are easily dissociated into ions. These ions are responsible for the current in electrochemical reactions.

Answer and Explanation:

The reaction of potassium cyanide with water results in the formation of potassium hydroxide and hydrogen cyanide.

Potassium cyanide is soluble in...

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