#14.23 finding n  [ENDORSED]

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Jack Papciak 2F
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#14.23 finding n

Postby Jack Papciak 2F » Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:02 am

When going through this problem, the solution manual says that n is 6 but I'm confused as to how we get that number. How do you find n for this question?

Jared Smith 1E
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Re: #14.23 finding n

Postby Jared Smith 1E » Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:04 am

For this question, I think you have to figure out the oxidation and reduction half-reactions and those will give you the moles of electrons for the equation.

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Re: #14.23 finding n

Postby Leanne Wong 1H » Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:41 am

In this case, n is the number of electrons involved in the reaction. You can determine it by balancing the half reactions.

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Re: #14.23 finding n  [ENDORSED]

Postby Alexandria Weinberger » Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:01 pm

By balancing the half reactions, you will find that the number of electrons transferred between the two equations will be 6. n is the number of electrons transferred in a redox reaction, so therefore n is going to be 6.

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