Why does distilled water not conduct electricity, whereas rain water does?

Asked by Shivani Kumari | 1 year ago |  210

1 Answer

Solution :-

Distilled water does not contain any ionic compounds in it.

Whereas rainwater has a lot, more compounds.

Rainwater has dissolved acidic gas such as carbon dioxide from the air and that forms carbonic acid. This means that it has hydrogen ions and carbonate ions. Therefore, with the presence of acids, rainwater can conduct electricity.

Answered by Vishal kumar | 1 year ago

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