Problem: Do all voltaic cells produce a positive cell potential?

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We’re being asked to determine if all voltaic cells produce a positive cell potential.


Recall that a voltaic or galvanic cell is an electrochemical cell that is spontaneous and produces electricity. On the other hand, an electrolytic cell is nonspontaneous.


Recall that if:

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Do all voltaic cells produce a positive cell potential?

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