# What is the Nernst equation?

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Jan 24, 2016

#### Explanation:

The Nernst Equation is the relationship between the cell potential and the concentrations of the solutions at the cathode and the anode. It is given by:

where,

and

Here is a video that explains in details the origin and use of the Nernst equation:

**Electrochemistry | The Concentration Cell.**