What number to use for "n"


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

Postby Miriam Sheetz 2B » Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:05 pm

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

Laura Gong 3H
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Re: What number to use for "n"

Postby Laura Gong 3H » Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:10 pm

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

Katie_Duong_1D
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Re: What number to use for "n"

Postby Katie_Duong_1D » Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:52 pm

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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