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Copper is purified upto 99.95% purity using electrolytic refining method. An electrolytic cell is prepared to do this refining .Diagram shown below is an electrolytic cell used for copper refining.

In such a cell a thin sheet of high-purity Cu serves as the cathode, and the anode is the impure Cu which is to be refined. The electrolyte is a solution of copper(II)sulfate. When current is passed in system the Cu+ moves towards the cathode where it gains electron and turn as metallic Cu. At anode impure copper release electrons go into solution as Cu2+.

At the cathode,  Cu2+(aq) +2e-  Cu 
 At the anode, Cu(S)  Cu2+(aq) +2e-
 In this way pure copper is obtained as cathod rod at the end of the process.

Hence, the correct option is (c).


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