Problem: For the half-reaction Cl2(g) + 2e-  →  2Cl-(aq), what are the standard conditions for the reactant and product?

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We're being asked for the standard condition of the reactant and product in the half-reaction:

Cl2(g) + 2e-  →  2Cl-(aq)

Recall: The standard cell potential (E°cell) is the potential of the cell under standard conditions (1 atm for gases, 1 M for solutions, pure solids and liquids for other substances) at a fixed temperature of 25°C.

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For the half-reaction Cl2(g) + 2e-  →  2Cl-(aq), what are the standard conditions for the reactant and product?

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