True or false? Sodium, potassium, and chloride function as electrolytes.

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True or false? Sodium, potassium, and chloride function as electrolytes.

Electrolyte:

An electrolyte is any substance that can dissolve in a polar solvent into cations or anions and thus make this solution electrically conductive. In the body, they are found dissolved in or around cells.

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Sodium, Potassium & Chloride: Electrolyte Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms

from Nutrition 101: Science of Nutrition

Chapter 8 / Lesson 1
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