Which one is Product? Cathode or Anode?


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Luyan Zhang - 2D
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Which one is Product? Cathode or Anode?

Postby Luyan Zhang - 2D » Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:23 am

In a WORKING concentration cell, is the concentration at cathode always going to be the product in K?

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Re: Which one is Product? Cathode or Anode?

Postby KBELTRAMI_1E » Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:58 am

I'm not 100% sure but I've only seen products where the cathode is the product, but I think that's because its dependent on the direction the electrodes are flowing. If the charge is increasing then the product will be that of a greater charge, right? In most cases it is the cathode, as far as I know.

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Re: Which one is Product? Cathode or Anode?

Postby 705302428 » Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:40 pm

I believe the product is the cathode, at least in most cases.

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Re: Which one is Product? Cathode or Anode?

Postby KeyaV1C » Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:09 pm

The product is always in the cathode end

Asha Agarwal 1E
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Re: Which one is Product? Cathode or Anode?

Postby Asha Agarwal 1E » Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:11 pm

The anode is being degraded and product builds up at the cathode.

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Re: Which one is Product? Cathode or Anode?

Postby KnarGeghamyan1B » Wed Feb 26, 2020 2:28 pm

In the cathode, we are adding electrons, which means that the aqueous cations are becoming solid molecules, which makes sense if the cathode is where products build.


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