Problem: In a galvanic cell, the half-reaction MnO4– (aq) + 8 H+(aq) + 5 e– → Mn2+(aq) + 4 H2O(l) is a) An oxidation half-reaction and occurs at the anode. b) A reduction half-reaction and occurs at the anode. c) A reduction half-reaction and occurs at the cathode. d) An oxidation half-reaction and occurs at the cathode. 

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In a galvanic cell, the half-reaction MnO4 (aq) + 8 H+(aq) + 5 e → Mn2+(aq) + 4 H2O(l) is 

a) An oxidation half-reaction and occurs at the anode. 

b) A reduction half-reaction and occurs at the anode. 

c) A reduction half-reaction and occurs at the cathode. 

d) An oxidation half-reaction and occurs at the cathode. 

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