Enter the cathode potential and the anode potential into the calculator to determine the cell potential.

## Cell Potential Formula

The following formula is used to calculate a cell potential.

Ec = Eca – Ea

- Where Ec is the cell potential
- Eca is the cathode potential
- Ea is the anode potential

## Cell Potential Definition

A cell potential is defined as the difference between the cathode potential and the anode potential in a battery cell.

## Cell Potential Example

How to calculate a cell potential?

**First, determine the cathode potential.**Calculate the cathode potential.

**Next, determine the anode potential.**Calculate the anode potential.

**Finally, calculate the cell potential.**Calculate the cell potential using the equation above.

## FAQ

**What is a cell potential?**

A cell potential is the difference in potential between the anode and cathode of a battery cell. It’s a measure of the total energy storage a cell could potentially hold.