Moles in nernst

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Ellen Amico 2L
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Moles in nernst

Postby Ellen Amico 2L » Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:45 am

For n (moles) in the nernst equation, is it the moles of electrons or the moles of the substances being oxidized/reduced?

Eugene Chung 3F
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Re: Moles in nernst

Postby Eugene Chung 3F » Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:47 am

n is for the moles of electrons being transferred.

Alexandra Bartolome 2H
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Re: Moles in nernst

Postby Alexandra Bartolome 2H » Mon Mar 02, 2020 1:51 am

n would be the moles of electrons being transferred

Hannah Romeo 1J
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Re: Moles in nernst

Postby Hannah Romeo 1J » Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:21 am

If you balanced the equations right, the moles of electrons in each half reaction are the same so you just use the moles of electrons transferred.

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Re: Moles in nernst

Postby 605395381 » Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:38 am

n refers to the moles of electrons that is being transfered

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