Clarification on 14.11a

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Clarification on 14.11a

Postby Ranger Saldivar 2D » Sun Feb 07, 2016 4:16 pm

In 14.11 a why is the sign standard cell potential for nickel remain -0.23 even though I reversed the half reaction from reduction to oxidation of nickel?

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Re: Clarification on 14.11a

Postby Chem_Mod » Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:13 pm

To calculate cell potential using Ec-Ea, all the reaction should be in reduction form that is why it stays the same.

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