Cell Diagrams

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Tiffany Cao 1D
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Cell Diagrams

Postby Tiffany Cao 1D » Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:18 pm

I don't really understand how tot do cell diagrams. How do we know which element gets reduced and how do we organize the diagram?

Shawn Patel 1I
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Re: Cell Diagrams

Postby Shawn Patel 1I » Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:09 pm

Usually for a cell diagram, the anode would be on the left, and the cathode be on the right. If there is a salt bridge in the cell, two lines are drawn between the cathode and anode. We know an element is reduced when it gains electrons. A vertical line is the interface between phases.

Yeyang Zu 2J
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Re: Cell Diagrams

Postby Yeyang Zu 2J » Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:06 pm

Usually, anode is on the left, and the cathode is on the right. There are a wire connects the two part together. Besides, it needs a salt bright to balance the charge difference.

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