Le Chatelier’s Principle


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Le Chatelier’s Principle

Postby Fdonovan 3D » Sun Feb 23, 2020 12:50 pm

Can someone please explain how Le Chatelier’s Principle applies to cell potential? I was a little confused when it was explained in class.

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Re: Le Chatelier’s Principle

Postby Ami_Pant_4G » Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:06 pm

I think it is a similar to applying Le Chatelier's to change in temperature. When the cell potential is positive, it means the forward reaction is favored so when it is increased the forward reaction will occur. When the cell potential is negative, the reverse reaction is favored so when it is increased the reverse reaction will occur. Hope this helps.

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Re: Le Chatelier’s Principle

Postby KnarGeghamyan1B » Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:11 pm

We are still dealing with concentrations like Al and Al3+ or Zn and Zn2+. Therefore, the same principles we learned in the equilibrium unit apply here. If there's too much concentration of one of these ions, the equilibrium will shift to satisfy LeChatelier's.

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Re: Le Chatelier’s Principle

Postby Kristina Rizo 2K » Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:14 pm

KnarGeghamyan1B wrote:We are still dealing with concentrations like Al and Al3+ or Zn and Zn2+. Therefore, the same principles we learned in the equilibrium unit apply here. If there's too much concentration of one of these ions, the equilibrium will shift to satisfy LeChatelier's.

This would then affect Q in the Nernst equation right?

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Re: Le Chatelier’s Principle

Postby Matt F » Sun Feb 23, 2020 5:35 pm

Kristina Rizo 2K wrote:
KnarGeghamyan1B wrote:We are still dealing with concentrations like Al and Al3+ or Zn and Zn2+. Therefore, the same principles we learned in the equilibrium unit apply here. If there's too much concentration of one of these ions, the equilibrium will shift to satisfy LeChatelier's.

This would then affect Q in the Nernst equation right?


I believe so, hence why cell potential is affected too

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Re: Le Chatelier’s Principle

Postby Jesse H 2L » Sun Feb 23, 2020 5:40 pm

increasing concentrations of products and reactants will cause the reaction to shift the same according to le chateliers principle.

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Re: Le Chatelier’s Principle

Postby Prasanna Padmanabham 4I » Sun Feb 23, 2020 5:49 pm

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This would then affect Q in the Nernst equation right?[/quote]

Yup because Q is the concentration of reactants/products

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Re: Le Chatelier’s Principle

Postby Nare Nazaryan 1F » Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:11 pm

Just like in equilibrium, changing the concentrations will change the direction the rxn is favored, so we apply Le Chatelier's principle.

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Re: Le Chatelier’s Principle

Postby Charysa Santos 4G » Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:21 pm

Le Chatelier's Principle just refers to how adding more of a substance in either cell can cause movement of cell potential either up or down depending on what you are adding and to which side of the reaction it belongs to (reduction or oxidation).

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Re: Le Chatelier’s Principle

Postby SimranSangha4I » Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:48 pm

In relation to Le Chatelier's principle, I think it would just be how the reaction would react to a change in the shift in products and reactants based on concentrations.

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Re: Le Chatelier’s Principle

Postby Timmy Nguyen Dis 1I » Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:57 pm

As mentioned before, the reaction changes in accordance to the ratio of products and reactants.

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Re: Le Chatelier’s Principle

Postby Abigail_Hagen2G » Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:58 pm

It's all about how it makes one side of the reaction more favorable.


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