property of E

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Ryan Yoon 1L
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property of E

Postby Ryan Yoon 1L » Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:43 pm

Why does E stay the same when the reaction it relates to is multiplied by a coefficientt

Connie Chen 1E
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Re: property of E

Postby Connie Chen 1E » Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:49 pm

E is an intensive property because the voltage difference is the same and does not depend on how many times the reaction occurs. As a result, E will not change even when you multiply the reaction by a coefficient.

Sofia Ban
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Re: property of E

Postby Sofia Ban » Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:38 am

When the chemical reaction is multiplied by a factor, delta G and delta°G is increased by that factor, but Ecell and E°cell stays the same. This is also because cell potential is independent of the cell size.

Sartaj Bal 1J
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Re: property of E

Postby Sartaj Bal 1J » Sat Feb 22, 2020 7:32 pm

E stays the same because it is an intensive property. This a property of matter that does not change as the amount of matter changes.

rabiasumar2E
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Re: property of E

Postby rabiasumar2E » Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:49 pm

E doesn't change because it's an intensive property! It doesn't depend on how many times the reaction occurs.

Tahlia Mullins
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Re: property of E

Postby Tahlia Mullins » Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:37 pm

It simply comes down to E being an intensive property, meaning that the difference in voltage will not change if the reaction takes place more than once whereas gibbs free energy, for instance, will change.

Andres Merlos 2L
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Re: property of E

Postby Andres Merlos 2L » Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:59 pm

E is an intensive property, so it does not depend on the amount of times the reaction occurs. The voltage difference will remain the same, because of this.


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