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Michelle Song 1G
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Postby Michelle Song 1G » Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:57 pm

Why is the oxidation equation Au(s) -> Au3+(aq) + 3e- and not Au+(aq) -> Au3+(aq) + 3e-?

Sarah Kiamanesh 1D
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Re: 6L.5d

Postby Sarah Kiamanesh 1D » Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:22 am

Whatever phase you start with, you maintain it in the half reaction. Solids can oxidize too

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