How to separate solids in a cell diagram

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Miriam Velez 1I
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How to separate solids in a cell diagram

Postby Miriam Velez 1I » Fri Feb 12, 2016 7:45 pm

Ex) MnO4-(aq) --> MnO2(s)

For this reaction you would have to add Pt(s) but would you seperate MnO2(s) and Pt(s) with a comma or a bar?

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ConnieDo3I
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Re: How to separate solids in a cell diagram

Postby ConnieDo3I » Fri Feb 12, 2016 8:20 pm

You would separate them with a line because Pt is an inert electrode. It is not involved with the reaction.

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Miriam Velez 1I
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Re: How to separate solids in a cell diagram

Postby Miriam Velez 1I » Sat Feb 13, 2016 2:31 pm

Thank you!

jennifer_zhou2C
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Re: How to separate solids in a cell diagram

Postby jennifer_zhou2C » Sun Feb 14, 2016 4:51 pm

Why would you even need the Pt? One solution is aqueous and the other is solid, and the solid would function as the electrode. Am I missing something?


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