14.15 6th Edition

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14.15 6th Edition

Postby Kimberly 1H » Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:01 pm

Can someone please explain why for part c the answer key says that KOH(aq) is included in the cell diagram?

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Re: 14.15 6th Edition

Postby Kelsey Warren 1I » Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:05 pm

I don't have the 6th edition textbook so I don't know which problem you're talking about, but usually the cell diagram will include KOH (aq) if the reaction is taking place in a basic solution. So it basically just means that OH- is present in the solution and is part of the electron transfer or is needed to balance the reaction taking place.


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