What is the product of the electrolysis of aqueous sodium chloride (NaCl) using inert electrodes?

What is the product of the electrolysis of aqueous sodium chloride (NaCl) using inert electrodes?
A. Hydrogen gas at the cathode and chlorine gas at the anode
B. Hydrogen gas at the cathode and oxygen gas at the anode
C. Sodium metal at the cathode and chlorine gas at the anode
D. Sodium metal at the cathode and oxygen gas at the anode

Correct Option: Answer is A
During the electrolysis of aqueous sodium chloride using inert electrodes (such as platinum or carbon), the cations (Na++) are attracted to the cathode and are reduced to form hydrogen gas (H22).

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