Problem: For the following electrochemical cell Cu(s) | Cu 2+ (aq, 0.0155M) || Ag+ (aq, 3.50M) | Ag(s)Calculate the standard potential, E°, for this reaction from its equilibrium constant at 298 K.X(s) + Y4+(aq) ⇌ X4+(aq) + Y(s) K = 1.65 x 10 3E° = ?V

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Use the Nernst (Keq-Eocell) equation to determine Eocell of the reaction

Step 1. Determine the values and the working equation

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For the following electrochemical cell Cu(s) | Cu 2+ (aq, 0.0155M) || Ag+ (aq, 3.50M) | Ag(s)

Calculate the standard potential, E°, for this reaction from its equilibrium constant at 298 K.

X(s) + Y4+(aq) ⇌ X4+(aq) + Y(s) K = 1.65 x 10 3

E° = ?V