14.13(b)

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Vincent Chiang 1L
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14.13(b)

Postby Vincent Chiang 1L » Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:42 am

Does the order in which we write the galvanic cell components matter? More specifically, is there a reason why I2(s) is in the third position in the given answer, which is Pt(s) | I-(aq) | I2(s) || Ce4+(aq), Ce3+(aq) | Pt(s) ?

Matthew Lee 3L
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Re: 14.13(b)

Postby Matthew Lee 3L » Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:12 am

The correct way to write it would be for each side, to have reactants, then products. This is why I2(s) is in the third position.

Gwyneth Huynh 1J
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Re: 14.13(b)

Postby Gwyneth Huynh 1J » Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:42 am

Does that mean that we prioritize putting it in the order of reactants to products before we consider the phases? I thought that we had to put aq closest to the salt bridge and solids on the outside.


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