For 1 mole of H2 (g) produced, how many moles of electrons are transferred in the electrolysis of water?

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In the electrolysis of water, it breaks down into oxygen and hydrogen. The well-balanced chemical equation for this reaction can be written as:

`2H_2O (l) -> 2H_2 (g) + O_2 (g)`

Using stoichiometry, 2 moles of water produces 2 moles of hydrogen gas and 1 mole of oxygen gas. 

This reaction takes place in an electrolytic cell. 

Hydrogen has an oxidation state of +1...

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