## Voltage

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

Jake Gordon 1A
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### Voltage

I forget, why did Professor Lavelle switch from ln to log base 10 for the nernst equation.

Gillian Murphy 2C
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### Re: Voltage

Log base 10 makes it easier when you are working with acid-base solutions because pH is found using log base 10, so it's easier to find the concentration if they're both using the same form of a log

Marcela Udave 1F
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### Re: Voltage

If I'm not mistaken, it's just a matter of preference.

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