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Standard Potential and Spontaneous Reactions

Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2017 9:21 pm
by 104822659
If the standard potential , does that always signify that the reaction is spontaneous?
Does indicate that it is spontaneous in the reverse reaction?

Re: Standard Potential and Spontaneous Reactions

Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2017 9:47 pm
by Ana Ordonez 1G
Yes, if the standard E cell is positive then the reaction is spontaneous and if it is negative it is non-spontaneous