## Nernst equation with K and Q

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

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### Nernst equation with K and Q

Can someone explain what the difference is between the E value that is found when you take the log of K and Q and how can we use that number to determine which way the reaction will proceed?

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### Re: Nernst equation with K and Q

When you change the log of Q to the log of K, you know that the reaction has reached equilibrium. I also am not sure how we determine which way the reaction will proceed.

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### Re: Nernst equation with K and Q

To see which way the reaction proceeds you would just compare Q and K with one another. If Q is less than K then it will proceed to the right and if Q is greater than K then it will proceed left.

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