## Value of n

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

Jacquelyn Hill 1
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### Value of n

How do you determine the value of "n" in the Nernst equation?

Haocheng Zhang 2A
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### Re: Value of n

write the half reaction and determine how many mole of electrons are transfered in 1 mole of reaction. The mole of electrons is "n".

Justin Bui 2L
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### Re: Value of n

Yes, the moles isn't referring to moles of a certain element but just the number of electrons transferred.

Matt_Fontila_2L_Chem14B
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### Re: Value of n

The "n" in the Nernst equation is the number of electrons transferred in the reaction