Metal on ends of galvanic cell

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Jessica Jones 2B
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Metal on ends of galvanic cell

Postby Jessica Jones 2B » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:42 pm

Will we need to recognize when to put these metals on the ends/ does it matter which metals we pick? Most often seems like Pt

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Re: Metal on ends of galvanic cell

Postby Christy Lee 2H » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:26 pm

Usually platinum is used as an inert metal electrode.

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Re: Metal on ends of galvanic cell

Postby Ammarah 2H » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:29 pm

You add an intert metal (usually platinum) at the end of there is no solid metal in the equation. The platinum will be the electrode!


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