Direction of Reaction

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Jarrett Peyrefitte 2K
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Direction of Reaction

Postby Jarrett Peyrefitte 2K » Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:02 pm

How can you predict the spontaneous direction of a reaction using standard reduction potentials?

Daria Azizad 1K
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Re: Direction of Reaction

Postby Daria Azizad 1K » Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:08 pm

Based on Q in the Nernst equation. If [P] > [R] then Ecell is negative. If [P] < [R] then Ecell is positive

Bryan Chen 1H
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Re: Direction of Reaction

Postby Bryan Chen 1H » Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:11 pm

positive E naught is equal to negative delta G meaning spontaneous

Leslie Almaraz 4G
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Re: Direction of Reaction

Postby Leslie Almaraz 4G » Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:30 pm

does this mean that if the Ecell is positive then more products are being produced making it spontaneous?

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