## cathode vs anode

Alison Trinh 1E
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### cathode vs anode

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

Nohemi Garcia 1L
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### Re: cathode vs anode

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

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.

Bryce Ramirez 1J
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### Re: cathode vs anode

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

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

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

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### Re: cathode vs anode

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

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### Re: cathode vs anode

Anode is on the left and Cathode on the right

Bryce Barbee
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### Re: cathode vs anode

Anode is left, cathode on the right

Catherine Daye 1L
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### Re: cathode vs anode

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

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

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### Re: cathode vs anode

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