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MariaJohn1D
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insoluble

Postby MariaJohn1D » Sun Mar 15, 2020 6:45 am

If the reactant is insoluble, then why would E cell be negative?

madawy
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Re: insoluble

Postby madawy » Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:36 pm

https://chem.libretexts.org/Courses/Hea ... t_Equation

this site explains it really well! It has to do with the Nernst Equation and since these galvanic cells deal with concentrations of various sorts, we see the relationship between the difference in potentials and the lack of solubility.


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