## The Nernst equation

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

JulieAljamal1E
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### The Nernst equation

Does temperature always have to be in kelvin for the Nernst equation?

Ricky Ma DIS 4E
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### Re: The Nernst equation

If all your other values have kelvin within them, use kelvin. Check whether or not the units cancel. From my knowledge, Im pretty sure Kelvin is always used.

Riya Shah 4H
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### Re: The Nernst equation

Yep, the temperature is always in Kelvin.

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