# What is the Nernst equation?

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#### Explanation:

The Nernst Equation is used to determine the cell potential

Where,

**reaction quotient** ,

**number of electrons exchanged** between the cathode and the anode,

**universal gas constant** ,

and **Faraday's constant** .

For example, consider the following cell at

and

Here is a video that explains in details the **Nernst Equation** and its uses:

**Electrochemistry | The Concentration Cell.**