Nernst Equation

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Nernst Equation

Postby megangeorge-1K » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:54 pm

What is the purpose of the Nernst Equation?

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Re: Nernst Equation

Postby Lily Benitez 2G » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:57 pm

It relates the reduction potential of an electrochemical reaction to the standard electrode potential, temperature, and concentrations of the chemical species going through reduction and oxidation.

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Re: Nernst Equation

Postby Danielle Hoekstra 1C » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:57 pm

the Nernst equation is Useful when trying to calculate the cell potential (Ecell)

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Re: Nernst Equation

Postby Andie Jian 1D » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:57 pm

The Nernst equation helps to relate cell potential to the concentrations of the species within it. It therefore also helps relate standard cell potential to the equilibrium constant.

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