Cell Diagram  [ENDORSED]

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Tim Foster 2A
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Cell Diagram

Postby Tim Foster 2A » Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:42 pm

When writing a cell diagram, why are I- ions and I2(s) separated on the oxidation side?

Vincent Tse 1K
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Re: Cell Diagram

Postby Vincent Tse 1K » Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:47 pm

Not entirely sure I understand your question, but it shows that I- ions are oxidized (lose electrons) to become I2.

Brigitte Phung 1F
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Re: Cell Diagram  [ENDORSED]

Postby Brigitte Phung 1F » Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:10 pm

I believe you're referring to the single lines in between the I- ions and I2(s) - if so, cell diagram notation involves separating elements/compounds that are in different states (solid/liquid/gas/aq) on both sides!

Ashley Macabasco 2K
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Re: Cell Diagram

Postby Ashley Macabasco 2K » Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:08 am

Regardless of if the compounds are on the oxidation or reduction side, each compound in a different phase will be separated.

Matthew Lee 3L
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Re: Cell Diagram

Postby Matthew Lee 3L » Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:22 am

If they are in different states, they will be separated by lines. If they are in the same state, they will be separated by commas.

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Re: Cell Diagram

Postby CalebBurns3L » Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:15 pm

The the compounds are in a different state, then you always separate them with bars. Otherwise, if they are in the same state, you would simply separate them with commas.

Christina Bedrosian 1B
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Re: Cell Diagram

Postby Christina Bedrosian 1B » Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:03 pm

The only time they aren't going to be separated by lines is when they are both the same state such as two aqueous solutions

Shreya Ramineni 2L
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Re: Cell Diagram

Postby Shreya Ramineni 2L » Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:32 pm

The phases are separated.


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