DeltaG [ENDORSED]

$\Delta G^{\circ} = -nFE_{cell}^{\circ}$

Netpheel Wang 4L
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DeltaG

Is the equation deltaG=nFE calculating the free energy of the cell?

2c_britneyly
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Re: DeltaG  [ENDORSED]

Yes, it shows the relationship between free energy and cell potential.
This equation can be used to show that when E is positive, deltaG will be negative, thus making the reaction spontaneous.