Problem 14.15c 6th edition

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Problem 14.15c 6th edition

Postby Michelle Wang 4I » Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:53 pm

For question 15 part C, in the galvanic cell diagram the answer key has
Cd(s) | Cd(OH)2 (s) | KOH (aq) || Ni(OH)3 (s) |Ni(OH)2 | Ni(s)
I don't understand what the purpose of adding KOH to the anode side of the cell diagram is, and also why do we not add it to the cathode side as well?

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Re: Problem 14.15c 6th edition

Postby Desiree1G » Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:59 am

I'm really confused by this one too because of the KOH and Ni in the cell diagram :/

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