Chapter 14 #117

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Audrey Goodman 1F
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Chapter 14 #117

Postby Audrey Goodman 1F » Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:37 pm

This problem asks us to find the current, given delta G and the reduction half reaction. In the solutions manual, it says It=nF=delta G/-E. How do we know that current x time is equal to delta G/-E? Are we supposed to find this through units or another way (or would we be given the equation)?

Abigail Yap 2K
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Re: Chapter 14 #117

Postby Abigail Yap 2K » Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:35 pm

I believe nF = -deltaG/E is derived from the equation deltaG = -nFE. However, I am not sure how we are supposed to know that It = nF. I think we would be given this equation if needed on an exam.

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