# Problem: Consider a galvanic cell built on the following half-reactions with their standard reduction potentials shown. What is ΔG° at 25 °C for the reaction involved?Cr2O72- + 14H+ + 6e- &lt;=&gt; 2Cr3+ + 7H2O    E° = 1.42 VH2O2 + 2H+ + 2e- &lt;=&gt; 2 H2O    E° = 1.90 V

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We are asked to find the ΔG° at 25 °C for the reaction. We will use the Nernst Equation to calculate the cell potential. The Nernst Equation relates the concentrations of compounds and cell potential.

cell = standard cell potential
n = number of e- transferred

We have to determine the E°cell first and as well as the anode (oxidation) and cathode (reduction) in the concentration cell and the number of electrons transferred (n).

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Consider a galvanic cell built on the following half-reactions with their standard reduction potentials shown. What is ΔG° at 25 °C for the reaction involved?

Cr2O72- + 14H+ + 6e<=> 2Cr3+ + 7H2O    E° = 1.42 V

H2O2 + 2H+ + 2e- <=> 2 H2O    E° = 1.90 V