Problem: Consider the galvanic cell described by (N and M are metals):N(s) | N2+(aq) || M+(aq) | M(s)If E°cathode = 0.182 V and E°anode = 1.411 V, and [N2+(aq)] = 0.931 M and [M+(aq)] = 0.655 M, what is Ecell, using the Nernst equation? ____ V

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We're given the following galvanic cell:

N(s) | N2+(aq) || M+(aq) | M(s)

When writing a cell notation, we use the following format – “as easy as ABC

Lose               Gain
Electron         Electrons
Oxidation       Reduction

lose electrons oxidation → anode
gain electrons reduction → cathode

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Consider the galvanic cell described by (N and M are metals):

N(s) | N2+(aq) || M+(aq) | M(s)

If E°cathode = 0.182 V and E°anode = 1.411 V, and [N2+(aq)] = 0.931 M and [M+(aq)] = 0.655 M, what is Ecell, using the Nernst equation? ____ V

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