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Sophia Dinh 1D
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Postby Sophia Dinh 1D » Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:40 am

which R do you use in the nernst equation and why

Jorja De Jesus 2C
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Re: R

Postby Jorja De Jesus 2C » Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:45 am

You use the first one (8.314 J/K*mol) because it will allow you to cancel out temperature and Faradays constant, then you would be left with J/C which equals volts.

Pablo 1K
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Re: R

Postby Pablo 1K » Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:50 am

I believe you use the 8.314 (Joules/ Kelvin x mol). This is just the easiest way to utilize the gas constant as the rest of the units for other variables are in similar units as R.

Eesha Chattopadhyay 2K
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Re: R

Postby Eesha Chattopadhyay 2K » Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:53 am

You use the 8.314 value because it allows you to cancel out the units properly.

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