Order of compounds in cell diagram?


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nicolely2F
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Order of compounds in cell diagram?

Postby nicolely2F » Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:40 am

Does the order in which I write a half-cell's components matter? For example, is H2|H+ || Cl-|Cl2 the same thing as writing H+|H2 || Cl-|Cl2?

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Re: Order of compounds in cell diagram?

Postby sarahforman_Dis2I » Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:46 am

nicolely2F wrote:Does the order in which I write a half-cell's components matter? For example, is H2|H+ || Cl-|Cl2 the same thing as writing H+|H2 || Cl-|Cl2?


I believe it is cathode on the right, anode on the left. Whatever is being oxidized is on the left and whatever is being reduced is on the right.

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Re: Order of compounds in cell diagram?

Postby nicolely2F » Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:54 am

sarahforman_Dis2I wrote:I believe it is cathode on the right, anode on the left. Whatever is being oxidized is on the left and whatever is being reduced is on the right.


Oh I mean inside the half-cell. Not the order between Cl and H but between H+ and H2. That is, H2|H+ versus H+|H2.

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Re: Order of compounds in cell diagram?

Postby Astrid Lunde 1I » Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:01 pm

anode is the left and cathode is the right. Also remember aq us closest to the center of the cell diagram than gas and lastly solid.

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Re: Order of compounds in cell diagram?

Postby nicolely2F » Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:05 pm

Astrid Lunde 1I wrote:Also remember aq us closest to the center of the cell diagram than gas and lastly solid.

Thank you, that's what I needed to know.

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Re: Order of compounds in cell diagram?

Postby Megan Kirschner » Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:23 am

For the solid on the far right or far left, do they have to be the same?


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