Forums Assignment Help Rusting of iron is quicker in saline water than in ordinary water. Why is it so ?

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    ahwriter
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    Rusting of iron is quicker in saline water than in ordinary water. Why is it so ?

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    Aakanksha
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    In saline water, NaCl helps water to dissociate into H+ and OH–. Greater the number

    of H+, quicker will be rusting of Iron and due to reduction potential of iron decreases.

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