Cell Diagram

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VioletKo3F
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Cell Diagram

Postby VioletKo3F » Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:33 pm

When do you use a comma and when do you use | in a cell diagram?

Matt Sanruk 2H
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Re: Cell Diagram

Postby Matt Sanruk 2H » Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:46 pm

A comma is used when they are in the same phase (e.g. aqueous for ions) and | is used to separate those in different states such as: Ni(s)|Ni^2+(aq)

Cindy Adiwidjaja 1B
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Re: Cell Diagram

Postby Cindy Adiwidjaja 1B » Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:40 pm

You use a comma for substances that are in the same phase and you use | for substances that are in different phases.

Ryan Yoon 1L
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Re: Cell Diagram

Postby Ryan Yoon 1L » Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:43 pm

commas are used to notify the audience that the half reaction are the same phases. | are used to indicate change in phases or an inert metal acting as a neutral electrode.

Alfred Barrion 2H
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Re: Cell Diagram

Postby Alfred Barrion 2H » Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:45 pm

The comma is for something in the same phase, such as two aqueous. The | is used to separate substances in different phases.


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