## Cell potential

$\Delta G^{\circ} = -nFE_{cell}^{\circ}$

Phi Phi Do 2E
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### Cell potential

How is cell potential related to Gibbs free energy?

Naomi Jennings 2H
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### Re: Cell potential

∆G° = - n F E°
At standard conditions, the gibbs free energy is equal to the negative mols of electrons moving from the anode to the cathode x Faraday's constant x the standard cell potential.

Kaelie Blanes-Ronda 2L
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### Re: Cell potential

In addition to Naomi's post if E°cell > 0, then the process is spontaneous but if E°cell < 0, then the process is non-spontaneous.