Problem: Gold is produced electrochemically from an aqueous solution of Au(CN) 2- containing an excess of CN -. Gold metal and oxygen gas are produced at the electrodes. What amount (moles) of O2 will be produced during the production of 1.00 mole of gold?

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Gold is produced electrochemically from an aqueous solution of Au(CN) 2- containing an excess of CN -. Gold metal and oxygen gas are produced at the electrodes. What amount (moles) of O2 will be produced during the production of 1.00 mole of gold?

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