Problem: Write the half-reactions as they occur at each electrode and the net cell reaction for this electrochemical cell containing copper and silver: Cu(s) | Cu2+(aq) || Ag+(aq) | Ag(s)Anode?Cathode?Net cell reaction?

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We’re being asked to anode, cathode, and net cell reaction for the given cell notation below:

Cu(s) | Cu2+(aq) || Ag+(aq) | Ag(s)


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Write the half-reactions as they occur at each electrode and the net cell reaction for this electrochemical cell containing copper and silver: Cu(s) | Cu2+(aq) || Ag+(aq) | Ag(s)

Anode?

Cathode?

Net cell reaction?

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