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Homework Help: Galvanic Lab Experiment

  1. May 8, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    What will the affect be on the potential of the cell if salt bridge isnt wetted?
    If the salt bridge isnt wetted with KNO3 how would it affect the measured potential of the cell

    2. The attempt at a solution
    So I thought that the potenital will be more negative because since the electrons can not go across the bridge this wouldnt be spontaneous and would have a negative Ecell charge?
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  3. May 8, 2012 #2


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    What is the potential of an open circuit?
  4. May 8, 2012 #3
    the potential is positive... ***ions not electrons
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