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DeltaG

Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:27 pm
by Netpheel Wang 4L
Is the equation deltaG=nFE calculating the free energy of the cell?

Re: DeltaG  [ENDORSED]

Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:40 pm
by 2c_britneyly
Yes, it shows the relationship between free energy and cell potential.
This equation can be used to show that when E is positive, deltaG will be negative, thus making the reaction spontaneous.