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Balancing redox reactions, half-reaction method, electrochemical cells, cell notation

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Chemistry
Course
CHEM 113
Professor
Lisa Dysleski
Semester
Spring

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27 AprilBalancing redox reactions using the halfreaction methodThe number of electrons lost by one chemical species must equal the number of electrons gained by the otherBreaking the reaction into two separate reactions one oxidation and one reduction helps you balance the electronsStep 1 Break the reaction into 2 halfreactionsStep 2 Balance the atoms mass balanceStep 3 Balance the charge using electronsStep 4 Make the electrons equivalent between the two reactionsStep 5 Add the two halfreactions togetherCheckIf you have O in your reaction balance with HO2If you have H in your reaction balance wit
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