cell diagram order of phases

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Daniela Shatzki 2E
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cell diagram order of phases

Postby Daniela Shatzki 2E » Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:53 pm

is there a specific order that a cell diagram has to be in in terms of phases?

For example:
Cr(s)|Cr3+(aq)||Cl2(g)|Cl-(aq)|C(s)

can the Cl2(g) and Cl-(aq) be switched or does it have to be in this order?

Vincent Leong 2B
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Re: cell diagram order of phases

Postby Vincent Leong 2B » Tue Mar 03, 2020 9:55 pm

It can be switched. it's just general format that the book uses to keep solids or more solid like molecules on the outside of the cell diagram.

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Re: cell diagram order of phases

Postby 205291012 » Tue Mar 03, 2020 10:30 pm

Keep solids towards the ends in general. I'm not sure if you can switch Cl2(g) and Cl2(aq) but to be safe, I wouldn't. It also makes since since the right side is reduction so it is going from Cl2 (g) (oxidation number 0) to Cl2 (aq) (Oxidation number -1).

Eunice Nguyen 4I
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Re: cell diagram order of phases

Postby Eunice Nguyen 4I » Wed Mar 04, 2020 2:47 am

I was always told to follow (s)|(g)|(aq)||(aq)|(g)|(s). Aqueous in the middle separated by two || (salt bridge), and the solids on the outside.

Elizabeth Bowen 1J
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Re: cell diagram order of phases

Postby Elizabeth Bowen 1J » Wed Mar 04, 2020 3:07 am

Eunice Nguyen 4I wrote:I was always told to follow (s)|(g)|(aq)||(aq)|(g)|(s). Aqueous in the middle separated by two || (salt bridge), and the solids on the outside.


Does anyone know what we would do if there's a liquid?

JohannaPerezH2F
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Re: cell diagram order of phases

Postby JohannaPerezH2F » Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:19 am

Elizabeth Bowen 1J wrote:
Eunice Nguyen 4I wrote:I was always told to follow (s)|(g)|(aq)||(aq)|(g)|(s). Aqueous in the middle separated by two || (salt bridge), and the solids on the outside.


Does anyone know what we would do if there's a liquid?

Yea if someone could help answer this, it would be great

Connor Chappell 2B
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Re: cell diagram order of phases

Postby Connor Chappell 2B » Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:40 am

Liquid is placed in between s and g in the cell diagram.

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


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