NY Regents Chemistry Exam June 2022
26 Which reaction occurs at the anode in an electrochemical cell? (1) saponification
(2) oxidation (3) esterification
Explanation: An electrochemical cell has an anode and a cathode. What happened in an anode? We can learn the following mnemonic: Red Cat (reduction occurs at the cathode) and An Ox (anode is oxidation).