Setting up redox equation for Nernst


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Jane Burgan 1C
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Setting up redox equation for Nernst

Postby Jane Burgan 1C » Sun Mar 03, 2019 1:16 pm

An example in the textbook asks us to calculate the potential of a Daniell cell at 25 C in which the concentration of Zn2+ ions is 0.10 mol L 1 and that of the Cu2+ ions is 0.0010 mol L 1. How do we know if Zn2+ or Cu2+ is the product or reactant?

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Re: Setting up redox equation for Nernst

Postby 505095972 » Sun Mar 03, 2019 3:00 pm

Can you use the standard cell potentials to determine which way would be spontaneous and then use that to find which is the cathode and which is the anode?

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Re: Setting up redox equation for Nernst

Postby Rami_Z_AbuQubo_2K » Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:19 pm

Are we not supposed to use the Appendix for such a question?


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