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Homework Help: Faraday's Law of Electrolysis

  1. Jan 14, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    According to the Faraday's law of electrolysis, does the mass given as a result indicate the total difference of the masses of both the anode or cathode, or just one electrode?
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    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Jan 14, 2009 #2


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    In the expression for Faraday's law of electrolysis, m is the mass of the substance altered at an electrode, not both electrodes. Pick one, not both.
  4. Jan 15, 2009 #3
    Thanks, I'll consider that.
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