## Need to square concentration of H+?

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### Need to square concentration of H+?

When you calculate k for the reaction $\dpi{100} \fn_jvn H_{2}->2H^{+}+2e^{-}$, why don't we square the concentrations of $\dpi{100} \fn_jvn H^{+}$?

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### Re: Need to square concentration of H+?

If you square them, you need n=2. Alternatively, it is mathematically equivalent to say that n=1 and not square the concentrations.

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