Concentration Cells


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Madelyn Romberg 1H
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Concentration Cells

Postby Madelyn Romberg 1H » Sat Mar 14, 2020 10:14 am

How do you know which side is oxidized and reduced in concentration cells?

KSong_1J
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Re: Concentration Cells

Postby KSong_1J » Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:28 am

I believe in a concentration cell usually oxidation occurs at the cell with the lower concentration (so this will be the anode) and reduction occurs at the cell with higher concentration (cathode).

Hui Qiao Wu 1I
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Re: Concentration Cells

Postby Hui Qiao Wu 1I » Sun Mar 15, 2020 1:59 pm

You make the one with the lower concentration the product and figure out if it's oxidation or reduction.


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