Value of n

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Jacquelyn Hill 1
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Value of n

Postby Jacquelyn Hill 1 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:04 pm

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

Haocheng Zhang 2A
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Re: Value of n

Postby Haocheng Zhang 2A » Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:10 pm

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

Postby Justin Bui 2L » Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:21 pm

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

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Re: Value of n

Postby Matt_Fontila_2L_Chem14B » Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:10 am

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

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