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Gen Chem Questions

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by Golfguy, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. Golfguy

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    During electrolysis:

    AlCl3----> Al3+ + 3Cl-

    Al+3 + 3e- ---------> Al(s)

    Do we need to balance the equation? Therefore using 6e-, instead of 3e- in the calculation, ie. (Amps) (Time-s)/ (3e-)(F). This would give us moles of metal created.

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