Problem: A voltaic cell that uses the reactionPdCl42-(aq) + Cd(s)   →   Pd(s) + 4Cl-(aq) + Cd2+(aq)has a measured standard cell potential of +1.03 V.Sketch the voltaic cell, label the anode and cathode, and indicate the direction of electron flow by completing the diagram below.

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PdCl42-/Pd → Pd (s) produced → reduction → cathode

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A voltaic cell that uses the reaction

PdCl42-(aq) + Cd(s)   →   Pd(s) + 4Cl-(aq) + Cd2+(aq)

has a measured standard cell potential of +1.03 V.

Sketch the voltaic cell, label the anode and cathode, and indicate the direction of electron flow by completing the diagram below.

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