Endgame 1a


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Michael Du 1E
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Endgame 1a

Postby Michael Du 1E » Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:26 pm

In the review packet, 1a, what determines the fact that the lower concentration of the Ag+ (0.10M) is on the left anode side and the higher concentration (2.0 M) is in the cathode side of the concentration cell? or it doesn't matter, thanks!

MingdaH 3B
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Re: Endgame 1a

Postby MingdaH 3B » Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:36 pm

anode is always oxidized, and the side with lower concentration will always be oxidized.

KnarGeghamyan1B
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Re: Endgame 1a

Postby KnarGeghamyan1B » Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:32 am

Since cells flow from anode to cathode, it makes sense that the side with the lower concentration of cations will oxidize and the higher concentration will be reduced until both sides are balanced.

AlyssaYeh_1B
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Re: Endgame 1a

Postby AlyssaYeh_1B » Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:30 pm

I believe we discussed in lecture that we should always make the lower concentration the product, so that "it is in solution", which means that the lower concentration will always be on the anode side

ValerieChavarin 4F
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Re: Endgame 1a

Postby ValerieChavarin 4F » Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:06 pm

the anode is the side with the lower concentration as it is the side where oxidation occurs.

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Re: Endgame 1a

Postby CNourian2H » Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:14 pm

yes, just remember that the lower concentration is always in the products.


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