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Standard Cell Potential

Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:33 pm
by Bianca Barcelo 4I
What does the standard cell potential qualitatively tell us?

Re: Standard Cell Potential

Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:40 pm
by Marcela Udave 1F
The standard cell potential measures the driving force for a given redox reaction.

Re: Standard Cell Potential  [ENDORSED]

Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:40 pm
by Chem_Mod
The above answer is correct.

The standard cell potential can be used to tell you the difference in voltage between two electrodes, and this difference is caused by the flow of electrons from one cell to the other. You can also use the standard cell potential to tell you the spontaneity of reaction. See this post regarding the difference between the standard cell potential and the cell potential: viewtopic.php?f=142&t=43051&p=148356&hilit=standard+cell+potential&sid=247c43675606fb62bab08cbbcdf8ad92#p148356