Writing Cell Diagrams

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Kathleen Vidanes 1E
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Writing Cell Diagrams

Postby Kathleen Vidanes 1E » Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:59 pm

When writing cell diagrams, is there a certain order that the elements must be in within the anode side and within the cathode side?

Mitch Mologne 1A
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Re: Writing Cell Diagrams

Postby Mitch Mologne 1A » Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:04 pm

On the anode side, write the element that is getting reduced first, then its reduced state. On the cathode side, write the element getting oxidized, and then its oxidized state.

Diane Bui 2J
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Re: Writing Cell Diagrams

Postby Diane Bui 2J » Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:24 pm

Also note that elements with same phases are separated by a comma and elements with different phases are separated by a single line. Furthermore, the salt bridge is indicated by a double line in the middle while a porous disk is written with a single line in the middle.

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