6M.5a Cell diagram

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Alicia Lin 2F
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6M.5a Cell diagram

Postby Alicia Lin 2F » Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:24 pm

for part a, the answer key doesn't put a Pt(s) on the left side of the cell but it does on the right. Why does the left side not need it?

Ruby Tang 2J
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Re: 6M.5a Cell diagram

Postby Ruby Tang 2J » Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:38 pm

Usually the ions must be in the solid state in order to conduct electrons, but mercury is an important exception because it is the only liquid that can act as an electrode. Therefore, you don't need an inert electrode on the left side of the cell diagram.


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