Welcome! Enter your question below. Please use words like "Who, What, Where, When, Why, How, etc..." in your question. Nothing to ask? Click here for a random, un-answered question.

Why do ionic compounds conduct electricity well when they are dissolved in water?

1,075,145questions on
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Because then the water is filled with ions, which are charged particles. Current is just the flow of charged particles, so ionic compounds can carry a current when dissolved in water.

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.