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Savannah Mance 4G
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Postby Savannah Mance 4G » Tue Mar 03, 2020 5:36 pm

For the single elements given, which standard reduction potentials should I use? Like for example one of the listed elements is Fe how should I know if I use the standard potential of Fe^3+ or Fe^2+???

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Re: 6L.7

Postby 205291012 » Tue Mar 03, 2020 10:50 pm

Use the half reaction from the appendix that has both your species present in it.

Caroline Beecher 2H
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Re: 6L.7

Postby Caroline Beecher 2H » Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:42 am

In general, when looking at the overall redox reaction use the half reaction that will cancel what needs to be cancelled (since there are multiple half reactions for the same elements). A lot of time I think the problem will make it pretty clear which half reaction should be used based on the components of reaction.

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