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1

WHAT IS A BATTERY

a combination of electrochemical cells

2

WHAT DO ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS DO

they convert chemical energy into electrical energy (they are basically just cells)

3

WHAT IS POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE/VOLTAGE

the amount of electric potential energy per one Coulomb of charge (dont think we need to know this but meh)

4

HOW DO YOU MEASURE VOLTAGE BETWEEN 2 LOCATIONS

A VOLTMETER!!!!

5

WHAT ARE ELECTRODES AND ELECTROLYTES

Electrodes- two terminals in a battery that are usually made of two metals
Electrolyte- a substance that conducts eletricity- usually damp and moist