Physical Chemistry : Other Electrochemistry Concepts

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Example Question #1 : Other Electrochemistry Concepts


A  current is passed through a silver ion solution. How much silver is deposited after 10 minutes? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:


First we need to convert minutes to seconds (10min=600s), and knowing that , we can calculate the amount of silver deposited as follows:

If we follow the units carefully, we see that all of the units cancel out to give us a value in grams of silver, which is what we are looking for. 

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