Problem: Calculate the standard potential, E°, for this reaction from its ΔG° value.X(s) + Y2+(aq) → X2+(aq) + Y(s) ΔG = 89.0 kJ

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Given:   X(s) + Y2+(aq) → X2+(aq) + Y(s)


X(s) → X2+(aq)2 e-

Y2+(aq)2 e- → Y(s)
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X(s) + Y2+(aq) → X2+(aq) + Y(s)


# of electrons transferred (n) = 2 e-

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Calculate the standard potential, E°, for this reaction from its ΔG° value.

X(s) + Y2+(aq) → X2+(aq) + Y(s) ΔG = 89.0 kJ

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