Problem: Suppose the galvanic cell sketched below Is powered by the following reaction: 2Fe(s)+ 3Cu(NO3)2 (aq) → 2Fe(NO3)3 (aq)+ 3Cu(s)Write a balanced equation for the half-reaction that happens at the cathode of this cell.Write a balanced equation for the half-reaction that happens at the anode of this h cell. Of what substance is E1 made?Of what substance E2 made? What are the chemical species in solution S1?What are the chemical species in solution S2?

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 For the given galvanic cell:


a) Write a balanced equation for the half-reaction that happens at the cathode of this cell.

b) Write a balanced equation for the half-reaction that happens at the anode of this cell. 

c) Identify substances Eand E2, and chemical species in S1 and S2


Recall:

  • reduction gain of e cathode
  • oxidation loss of e- anode


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Suppose the galvanic cell sketched below Is powered by the following reaction: 

2Fe(s)+ 3Cu(NO3)2 (aq) → 2Fe(NO3)3 (aq)+ 3Cu(s)

Write a balanced equation for the half-reaction that happens at the cathode of this cell.

Write a balanced equation for the half-reaction that happens at the anode of this h cell. 

Of what substance is E1 made?

Of what substance E2 made? What are the chemical species in solution S1?

What are the chemical species in solution S2?

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