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Concentration cell textbook question 6N. 3A self test

Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:23 am
by Samantha Chung 4I
For 6N. 3A self test 7th editon, how do we know what is the product/reactant in Q as the question does not specify if the 1.0M of solution is on the left or right? Im assuming the saturated solution is the product, but why exactly is that the case?

Re: Concentration cell textbook question 6N. 3A self test  [ENDORSED]

Posted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:49 am
by Chem_Mod
Remember in class I discussed:

R ---> P

[R] concentration is higher in a concentration cell
[P] concentration is lower in a concentration cell

Also,

The Ag+(aq) is forming (increasing) on the left (in the cell diagram) and therefore the product.

The Ag+(aq) is decreasing on the right (in the cell diagram) and therefore the reactant.

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Re: Concentration cell textbook question 6N. 3A self test

Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:19 pm
by jane_ni_2d
so its correct that the anode is always on the left of the concentration cell right?

Re: Concentration cell textbook question 6N. 3A self test

Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:14 am
by Kobe_Wright
jane_ni_2d wrote:so its correct that the anode is always on the left of the concentration cell right?

Yes.