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Chris Lamb 1G
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Postby Chris Lamb 1G » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:13 am

In the answer book, the cell diagram shows:
CD(s) | Cd(OH)2(s) | KOH(aq) || Ni(OH)3(s) | Ni(OH)2(s) | Ni(s)

Why are there bars and not commas in between the solids, since they are the same phase?

Austin Ho 1E
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Re: 14.15

Postby Austin Ho 1E » Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:10 am

This is probably an error in the solutions manual; you are correct in that the cell components with the same phase should be separated by commas, not |.

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