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Picking between the different applications of the Nernst Equation

Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:07 pm
by PeterTran1C
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 ?

Re: Picking between the different applications of the Nernst Equation

Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:15 pm
by Cynthia Tsang
No they work interchangeably.

Re: Picking between the different applications of the Nernst Equation

Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:53 pm
by Luke Bricca 1H
Both can be used; if you look on the equations sheet it gives both equations as well as the conversion between ln and log.