6L.5 b)

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Luyan Zhang - 2D
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6L.5 b)

Postby Luyan Zhang - 2D » Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:03 pm

For the anode side, the I2 is in solid state, but the solution manual included Platinum on the anode side of the cell diagram too. Why is that?

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Re: 6L.5 b)

Postby sbeall_1C » Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:27 pm

At times, you will have to use an inert conductor such as platinum as en electrode to transfer electrons!

Ritu Gaikwad 2E
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Re: 6L.5 b)

Postby Ritu Gaikwad 2E » Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:30 pm

Platinum would be included as an anode because it is used as a salt bridge in the galvanic cell in order to rebalance the respective charges of the solutions and allow the transfer of electrons to proceed.

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Re: 6L.5 b)

Postby PranaviKolla2B » Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:35 pm

What defines an anode?

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Re: 6L.5 b)

Postby Owen-Koetters-4I » Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:37 pm

you include platinum because it would be used as a salt bridge in the galvanic cell

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Re: 6L.5 b)

Postby 005162520 » Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:01 pm

An anode is the half reaction that is being oxidized


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