The reaction quotient, Q, can be calculated like an equilibrium constant with the formula shown below:
Conversion from °C to K:
Standard cell potential:
a) Reaction quotient, Q:
Consider the reaction Mg(s) + Fe2+(aq) → Mg2+(aq)+Fe(s) at 87°C , where [Fe2+]= 3.80M and [Mg2+]= 0.210M.
What is the value for the reaction quotient, Q, for the cell?
What is the value for the temperature, T, in kelvins?
What is the value for n?
Calculate the standard cell potential for
Mg(s) + Fe2+(aq) → Mg2+(aq) + Fe(s)
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