Problem: In a particular electrolysis process, E°cathode = -1.829 V and E°anode = 2.368 V. What minimum voltage must be applied to drive the nonspontaneous process?Report your response to two digits after the decimal.

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The minimum voltage necessary for the reaction to occur refers to the cell potential (E˚cell), which is given by:


E°cell=E°cathode-E°anode


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In a particular electrolysis process, E°cathode = -1.829 V and E°anode = 2.368 V. What minimum voltage must be applied to drive the nonspontaneous process?

Report your response to two digits after the decimal.