Cell potential

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Clement Ng
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Cell potential

Postby Clement Ng » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:06 pm

When cell potential is negative since anode potential is larger than cathode, the reaction does not favor products. Can we assume that the reaction favors reactants then? (chapter 14, #31.b)

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Re: Cell potential

Postby Curtis Tam 1J » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:39 pm

Yea in that case we say that the reverse reaction is favored.

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