## What number to use for "n"

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

Miriam Sheetz 2B
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### What number to use for "n"

What is "n" in the Nernst equation and how do we know what number to use?

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### Re: What number to use for "n"

n if the number of moles of electron transferred in the redox reaction. You can find n by balancing the redox reaction.

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### Re: What number to use for "n"

n is the change in moles in the balanced redox reaction. For example, if one side has 22 electrons and the other side has 25 electrons, n = 3.

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