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silver nitrate and electrolysis

A)If we have a container of silver nitrate, and a silver rod and a copper ring in there, and a battery with negative connected to the copper ring, and positive connected to the silver rod, then would oxygen be produced?

B)also, if oxygen is produced, would more Ag+ ions get produced in the solution from the silver rod, so the silver rod shrinks?

C)From what I understand, the copper ring would lose some copper to the solution, and gain some silver coating, would you agree?


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