Problem: Consider the concentration cell shown below. Calculate the cell potential at 25°C when the concentration of Ag+ in the compartment on the right is the following.c. 0.10 MFor each case, also identify the cathode, the anode, and the direction in which electrons flow.

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Concentration cell → anode and cathode are the same → cell = 0


Modified Nernst equation:


Ecell=E°cell-(0.0592n)log[anode][cathode]

  • anodelower concentration
  • cathode higher concentration 
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Consider the concentration cell shown below. Calculate the cell potential at 25°C when the concentration of Ag+ in the compartment on the right is the following.

c. 0.10 M

For each case, also identify the cathode, the anode, and the direction in which electrons flow.

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