We are asked to explain how is an electrical balance maintained in the left beaker as Zn2+ ions are formed at the anode. Given the galvanic cell:
In the illustration, we can see that the two metal strips (one is Zn and the other is Cu) are connected by a wire that allows electricity to flow, and the beakers are connected by a salt bridge.
A galvanic cell that uses a salt bridge to complete the electrical circuit.
How is electrical balance maintained in the left beaker as Zn2+ ions are formed at the anode?
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