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Reduction Potentials

Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:13 pm
by Eric Quach 1C
How are reduction potentials calculated?

Re: Reduction Potentials

Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:24 pm
by Nicklas_Wright_1A
I believe they are tested against hydrogen, as it is impossible to test only one element at a time. Hydrogen is considered to have a potential of 0.

Re: Reduction Potentials

Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:24 pm
by A De Castro 14B 2H
Reduction potentials can be calculated by comparing the electron transfer of the cell (half reaction) with respect to the Standard Hydrogen Electrode under the conditions of 1M solution, 1 atm, and 25°C (298K). Reduction potentials can also be calculated by using or rearranging this equation: E°cell = E°cathode - E°anode

Re: Reduction Potentials

Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:25 pm
by Nada AbouHaiba 1I
Here's an article I found about reduction potentials!
https://socratic.org/questions/how-do-y ... -potential