Order for Cell Diagram

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Lina Petrossian 1D
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Order for Cell Diagram

Postby Lina Petrossian 1D » Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:49 pm

Can someone explain the order that we list the molecules in the cell diagram?

Alondra Olmos 4C
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Re: Order for Cell Diagram

Postby Alondra Olmos 4C » Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:24 pm

Anode half reaction is on the left side of the double line with the molecule losing electrons on the left side of the single line. The cathode half reaction is on the right side of the double line with the molecule gaining the electrons on the left side of the single line.

Ethan Yi 1K
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Re: Order for Cell Diagram

Postby Ethan Yi 1K » Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:26 pm

the anode half reaction and cathode half reaction are separated by the double line which represents a salt bridge

Michelle Wang 4I
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Re: Order for Cell Diagram

Postby Michelle Wang 4I » Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:30 pm

The order also goes from left to right on the anode: solid, gas, and aqueous is next to the salt bridge. For the cathode, it would be aqueous, gas, solid.

Eva Guillory 2E
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Re: Order for Cell Diagram

Postby Eva Guillory 2E » Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:32 pm

In addition, my ta told me that Lavelle prefers you put the aqueous elements closer to the double line (salt bridge) in the middle, and platinum (if included) on the outside.


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