6L.5b

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Alicia Lin 2F
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6L.5b

Postby Alicia Lin 2F » Sun Mar 01, 2020 2:58 pm

For part b, Why is there a Pt(s) on the left/anode side of this cell diagram? I thought this was only used when there was no solid but there is an Iodine solid on this side. Is this because Iodine is not a metal?

Myka G 1l
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Re: 6L.5b

Postby Myka G 1l » Sun Mar 01, 2020 3:00 pm

Yes, even though iodine is a solid it cannot be used as a conductor, so Pt is needed as the electrode.


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