cathode vs anode

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cathode vs anode

Postby Alison Trinh 1E » Sat Mar 14, 2020 10:26 pm

When given cell notation, how can you tell which is the anode or the cathode?

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Re: cathode vs anode

Postby Nohemi Garcia 1L » Sat Mar 14, 2020 10:35 pm

If you're given the cell diagram, the cathode is usually on the right of the diagram and the anode on the left.

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Re: cathode vs anode

Postby Katie Kyan 2K » Sat Mar 14, 2020 10:37 pm

I'm not sure what you mean by cell notation but in a cell diagram your anode is on the left hand side and the cathode is on the right hand side.

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Re: cathode vs anode

Postby Bryce Ramirez 1J » Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:19 pm

Remember that the cathode will be on the right and the anode will be on the left. Electrons always flow from left to right because it's commonly accepted that the anode will be left and the cathode will be right.

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Re: cathode vs anode

Postby ASetlur_1G » Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:51 pm

If Ecell is positive, the anode is on the left and the cathode is on the right. If Ecell is negative, the anode is on the right and the cathode is on the left.

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Re: cathode vs anode

Postby 005206171 » Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:14 am

The one with the lower reduction potential is your anode for galvanic cells

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Re: cathode vs anode

Postby KHowe_1D » Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:19 am

Usually in a cell diagram anode is on the left and cathode is on the right.

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Re: cathode vs anode

Postby saigorijavolu2k » Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:32 am

Anode is on the left and Cathode on the right

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Re: cathode vs anode

Postby Bryce Barbee » Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:34 am

Anode is left, cathode on the right

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Re: cathode vs anode

Postby Catherine Daye 1L » Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:41 am

In a cell diagram, the anode is on the left side, and the cathode is on the right.

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Re: cathode vs anode

Postby 805422680 » Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:43 am

Cathode is where reduction occurs, and the anode is where oxidation occurs.

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Re: cathode vs anode

Postby Cavalli_1H » Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:44 am

anode is on the left and cathode is on the right. if youre looking at the reactions taking place in in the cell, the anode is where oxidation takes place and the cathode is where reduction takes place


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