## NERNST

$E_{cell} = E_{cell}^{\circ}-\frac{RT}{nF}\ln Q$

Julia Ward 2C
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### NERNST

Just to clarify--the value 0.0592 V can only be used at 25 degrees C and with log Q? Can it be used with ln as well?

Ozhen Atoyan 1F
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### Re: NERNST

Yes because to get that number we use 298K, which is 25 degrees Celsius.

Ridhi Ravichandran 1E
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### Re: NERNST

It cannot be used for ln as well. For ln, there is a different constant (it is listed in the book).

Sean Monji 2B
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Sadly you cant use ln, as the constant ratio from ln to log was used to find the constant. It would be a different constant if you are using ln instead of log.
EDIT: ^^^

Shane Simon 2K
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### Re: NERNST

And just to clarify because I know that this confused me initially as well, the lnQ is converted into a logQ using the conversion factor lnx = 2.303 logx. So the 0.0592 value is calculated by (2.303*R*T/F) which would be 2.303*8.314*298/96485.3.

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