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Chapter 17, Problem 158IP
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A silver concentration cell is set up at 25°C as shown below:

Chapter 17, Problem 158IP, A silver concentration cell is set up at 25C as shown below: The AgCl(s) is in excess in the left

The AgCl(s) is in excess in the left compartment.

a. Label the anode and cathode, and describe the direction of the electron flow.

b. Determine the value of Ksp for AgCl at 25°C.

(a)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The direction of the electron flow is to be stated and the anode and cathode are to be labeled. Also, the value of solubility product KSP for AgCl at 2οC is to be calculated.

Concept introduction: The limited form of galvanic cell is concentration cell consists of two equivalent half-cells of the same composition. The solubility product is the mathematical product of a substance’s dissolved ion concentration raised to its power of its stoichiometric coefficients. When sparingly soluble ionic compound releases ions in the solution, it gives relevant solubility product. The solvent is generally water.

To determine: The direction of the electron flow and the anode and cathode are to be labeled in the given concentration cell.

Explanation of Solution

Explanation

The direction of the electron flow from anode to cathode and the labeled anode and cathode is,

Figure 1

In the given concentration cell cation is transferred from left to right, so the oxidation occurs at the left electrode that is electron releases at left electrode...

(b)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The direction of the electron flow is to be stated and the anode and cathode are to be labeled. Also, the value of solubility product KSP for AgCl at 2οC is to be calculated.

Concept introduction: The limited form of galvanic cell is concentration cell consists of two equivalent half-cells of the same composition. The solubility product is the mathematical product of a substance’s dissolved ion concentration raised to its power of its stoichiometric coefficients. When sparingly soluble ionic compound releases ions in the solution, it gives relevant solubility product. The solvent is generally water.

To determine: The value of solubility product KSP for AgCl at 2οC .

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