Problem: Consider the following galvanic cells:For each galvanic cell, give the balanced cell equation and determine E°. Standard reduction potentials are found in Table 17‑1.

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Au3+ + 3 e- Au E° = 1.50 V  E  reduction  cathode

Cu2+ + e Cu+ E° = 0.34   oxidation  anode


Step 2


Au3+ + 3 e- Au

[Cu+  Cu2+ + e-] x3 


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Consider the following galvanic cells:

For each galvanic cell, give the balanced cell equation and determine E°. Standard reduction potentials are found in Table 17‑1.

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