Equilibrium

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Caroline C 1G
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Equilibrium

Postby Caroline C 1G » Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:41 pm

When a reaction reaches equilibrium does the electric current completely stop flowing between the anode and cathode?

Cynthia Tsang
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Re: Equilibrium

Postby Cynthia Tsang » Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:32 pm

I think the current stops because there is no longer a need for transfer of electrons, but I'm not sure.

Charles Ang 1E
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Re: Equilibrium

Postby Charles Ang 1E » Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:39 pm

From my understanding, it stops because as it reaches equilibrium the chemical/electrical gradient becomes smaller until it disappears and begins to grow when it passes equilibrium.

Mitch Walters
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Re: Equilibrium

Postby Mitch Walters » Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:19 pm

I think that the current keeps going. But there is no change in current.

Patricia Macalalag 2E
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Re: Equilibrium

Postby Patricia Macalalag 2E » Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:59 pm

The current should stop


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