Finding n


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Jasmine Cha 1A
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Finding n

Postby Jasmine Cha 1A » Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:15 pm

Hi, so I know that n is defined as the number of electrons transferred in a reaction, but do you have to write out each half rxn to figure this out? Thanks!

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Re: Finding n

Postby ntruong2H » Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:49 pm

Jasmine Cha 1A wrote:Hi, so I know that n is defined as the number of electrons transferred in a reaction, but do you have to write out each half rxn to figure this out? Thanks!



Yes. As you will not know how many electrons you will need for the balanced redox reaction


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