Picking between the different applications of the Nernst Equation


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PeterTran1C
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Picking between the different applications of the Nernst Equation

Postby PeterTran1C » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:07 pm

Shown in class, there are multiple versions of the Nernst equations, the one that use the base 10 logarithm and the other using the natural log. Is there a specific one we should use for certain reactions or can we use both interchangeably ?

Cynthia Tsang
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Re: Picking between the different applications of the Nernst Equation

Postby Cynthia Tsang » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:15 pm

No they work interchangeably.

Luke Bricca 1H
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Re: Picking between the different applications of the Nernst Equation

Postby Luke Bricca 1H » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:53 pm

Both can be used; if you look on the equations sheet it gives both equations as well as the conversion between ln and log.


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