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Galvanic Cells

Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:30 pm
by Emily Ng_4C
Why do electrons flow from the anode to the cathode?

Re: Galvanic Cells

Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:36 pm
by Gary Qiao 1D
The electrons from the anode are negatively charged, meaning that they want to flow towards the positive charge, which is at the cathode

Re: Galvanic Cells

Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:04 pm
by Tarika Gujral 1K
Reduction occurs at the cathode. For reduction to occur, electrons must be present at the cathode for the reaction to “pick up” electrons.

Oxidation occurs at the anode. Oxidation thus releases electrons at the anode, which are then transported to cathode.