inert gases

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Kaylee Clarke 1G
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inert gases

Postby Kaylee Clarke 1G » Thu Mar 05, 2020 11:09 pm

when do you include an inert gas in the cell diagram? and why is it only for one side (cathode or anode) or on both the cathode and anode?

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Re: inert gases

Postby Mariah » Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:04 am

Kaylee Clarke 1G wrote:when do you include an inert gas in the cell diagram? and why is it only for one side (cathode or anode) or on both the cathode and anode?


I think you would only include it if it is participating in the reaction, otherwise you wouldn't.

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Re: inert gases

Postby romina_4C » Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:38 pm

If it is one of the substances being oxidized or reduced, then you would include it on its respective side (anode/left side if it's being oxidized or cathode/right side if it's being reduced).

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Re: inert gases

Postby Kaylee Clarke 1G » Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:22 am

what of the elements such as platinum that seem to be attached to a cell diagram?

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Re: inert gases

Postby ValerieChavarin 4F » Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:31 pm

Kaylee Clarke 1G wrote:what of the elements such as platinum that seem to be attached to a cell diagram?

Pt(s) is used as a conductor when there is no conductive solid participating in the redox reaction. It is added to the cell diagram but does not participate.

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Re: inert gases

Postby 205154661_Dis2J » Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:09 pm

ValerieChavarin 4F wrote:
Kaylee Clarke 1G wrote:what of the elements such as platinum that seem to be attached to a cell diagram?

Pt(s) is used as a conductor when there is no conductive solid participating in the redox reaction. It is added to the cell diagram but does not participate.



Platinum is just used as a conductor when there is no conductive solid in the rxn, so it usually is added to the cell diagram since it helps move electrons.

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Re: inert gases

Postby Amy Kumar 1I » Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:56 pm

Kaylee Clarke 1G wrote:what of the elements such as platinum that seem to be attached to a cell diagram?


Platinum is used because it is an inert electrode.


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