Calculating standard cell potentials

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Jonathan Enciso 1C
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Calculating standard cell potentials

Postby Jonathan Enciso 1C » Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:09 pm

Why does E^0 always equal zero?

Stephanie_Martinez3E
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Re: Calculating standard cell potentials

Postby Stephanie_Martinez3E » Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:15 pm

I would also like to know why?

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Re: Calculating standard cell potentials

Postby Claire_Zhou_1A » Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:26 pm

E° does not always equal to 0. I think E°cell is equal to the E°(cathode) - E°(anode). Only the E°cell of a concentration cell at standard state equals 0.


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