Problem: Copper can be plated onto a spoon by placing the spoon in an acidic solution of CuSO4(aq) and connecting it to a copper strip via a power source as illustrated below:a. Label the anode and cathode, and describe the direction of the electron flow.

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Copper can be plated onto a spoon by placing the spoon in an acidic solution of CuSO4(aq) and connecting it to a copper strip via a power source as illustrated below:

a. Label the anode and cathode, and describe the direction of the electron flow.



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