cell diagram

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Kyle Rex 1K
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cell diagram

Postby Kyle Rex 1K » Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:54 pm

when writing the cell diagram and the reduction reaction will require a Platinum electrode, does the diagram look like (for example) ||Cl-|Pt or is it ||Pt|Cl- or does it even matter

MAC 4G
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Re: cell diagram

Postby MAC 4G » Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:57 am

In your example, it should be ||Cl-|Pt

A trick is that solids should always be on the outermost part of your diagram, then it's gases (if they are present), and closest to the salt bridge, are your aqueous solutions.

(s)|(g)|(aq)||(aq)|(g)|(s)

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Re: cell diagram

Postby Lara Kristine Bacasen 1L » Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:03 am

It should be on the outermost part of the cell diagram. I think it useful that way too because sometimes the solid doesn't interact in the redox reaction like the Platinum electrode or the graphite electrode.

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Re: cell diagram

Postby Miriam Villarreal 1J » Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:25 am

yes always make sure the solid is on the outermost side as well as making sure it is the anode that is on the left side and cathode on the right


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