Problem: Write the overall balanced equation for the reaction:Mn(s)|Mn2+(aq) ∥ ClO2(g)|ClO−2(aq) | Pt(s)Then calculate  E°cell.

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*Pt is the electrode used in the cell and it is inert (doesn’t participate in the reaction) so it will not be part of the reaction equation

Anode Reaction:         Mn(s) → Mn2+(aq)

Cathode Reaction:     ClO2(g) → ClO2-(aq)

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Write the overall balanced equation for the reaction:

Mn(s)|Mn2+(aq) ∥ ClO2(g)|ClO−2(aq) | Pt(s)

Then calculate  E°cell.

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