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Galvanic Cell Notation

Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:17 pm
by JohnWalkiewicz2J
How do you write the notation for galvanic cell in which there is no solid oxidizing/reducing agent present:
Ex: H2(g) + Cl2(g) ---> 2HCl(aq). Thnx in advance!

Re: Galvanic Cell Notation

Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:19 pm
by sbeall_1C
In certain cases, you would add a solid agent. Dr. Lavelle mention platinum in class!

Re: Galvanic Cell Notation

Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:21 pm
by MeeraBhagat
You would have to add a solid electrode (inert conductor) and the most common form of this is platinum or graphite.

Re: Galvanic Cell Notation

Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:48 pm
by Ruby Richter 2L
Are there any other common forms of inert conductors that might be helpful to know besides platinum or graphite?