Finding Q

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Miranda 1J
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Finding Q

Postby Miranda 1J » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:27 pm

Is Q the conc of the anode over the conc of the cathode? what does it depend on?

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Re: Finding Q

Postby Jessica Jones 2B » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:29 pm

Q is the concentrations when they are not at equilibrium, so you would set it up the same as the equilibrium constant.

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Re: Finding Q

Postby jillian1k » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:35 pm

Q is the denotation for a reaction's concentration ratio when the reaction is not at equilibium. Q is [P]/[R]. Therefore, since the products are the cathode metal (s) and solution (aq) and the reactants are the anode metal (s) and solution (aq) (keeping in mind that solids and liquids are not included in reaction quotient bc they do not effect it), Q is [cathode]/[anode].

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