Concentration Cells

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Ashley Kenney 1E
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Concentration Cells

Postby Ashley Kenney 1E » Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:15 pm

Why would reduction take place in the cell with the higher concentration and not the cell with lower concentration?

Daniel Lai
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Re: Concentration Cells

Postby Daniel Lai » Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:28 pm

A higher concentration of cations means electrons are more drawn to that side.

Bruce Chen 2H
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Re: Concentration Cells

Postby Bruce Chen 2H » Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:31 pm

Because there are more cations, the electrons will tend towards that side.

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