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H+

Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:33 pm
by Tiffany Cao 1D
When do we include H+ when writing cell diagrams? In 14.23, part a,in what order should we write the reactants in the cathode side?

Re: H+

Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:54 pm
by Mike Vinci 2B
For the first part of your question, I watched this video yesterday https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgHUk7apOMA and when the individual speaking balanced the reactions with H+s and H20s, he included H+ in the appropriate side of the cell diagram. However, he did not include water because the other reactant was aqueous, which implies that it dissolved in water.

Re: H+

Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:55 pm
by Cristina Sarmiento 1E
When you need to balance out the oxygens, you add H20 to other side. Then to balance the H's from the H20, you add H+ to the side of the oxygens so everything balances out.