Problem: Consider the following galvanic cell:a. Label the reducing agent and the oxidizing agent, and describe the direction of the electron flow.

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Ÿ Anode is in the negative side (left side of the diagram)

▪ Anode → oxidation

oxidation half-reaction happens in the anode solution

▪ losing electrons → becoming more positive → anode dissolves away

Ÿ Cathode is in the positive side (right side of the diagram)

▪ Cathode → reduction

reduction half-reaction happens in the anode solution

▪ gaining electrons → becoming more negative → solids is deposited in the surface

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Consider the following galvanic cell:

a. Label the reducing agent and the oxidizing agent, and describe the direction of the electron flow.

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