Problem: Consider two cells, the first with Al and Ag electrodes, and the second with Zn and Ni electrodes, each in appropriate 1.00M solutions of their ions.a) if connected as a voltaic cells in series, which two metals are plated, and what is the total potential?

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↓ E° → oxidation → anode → Al/Al3+

↑ E° → reduction → cathode → Ag/Ag+


E°cell=E°cathode-E°anode  

E°cell = 0.80 - (-1.66) = +2.46 V

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Consider two cells, the first with Al and Ag electrodes, and the second with Zn and Ni electrodes, each in appropriate 1.00M solutions of their ions.

a) if connected as a voltaic cells in series, which two metals are plated, and what is the total potential?


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