Which of the following would protect an iron pipeline from rusting?
|Process||Protection from corrosion (Yes or No)|
|Connecting the pipeline to electrodes made of copper|
|Connecting it to a low voltage power supply|
|Painting the pipe|
|Immersing the pipe in a silver nitrate solution|
It is an oxidation reaction. Iron reacts with water and oxygen to form hydrated iron oxide. Rusting of pipes of iron and steels is the most common example.
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