Cell Diagram

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Stephanie Manzo 1H
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Cell Diagram

Postby Stephanie Manzo 1H » Mon Feb 01, 2016 2:11 pm

Can somebody clarify the role of the salt bridge in an electrochemical cell? Thank you!

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Re: Cell Diagram

Postby katielee1K » Mon Feb 01, 2016 3:22 pm

The salt bridge serves two related functions. The primary function is to complete the circuit so that charge can flow from one half-cell to the other. The second is to balance the mass by allowing the anion to move to the half-cell where additional cations are being produced


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