Problem: At which electrode does oxidation occur in a voltaic cell?

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We're being asked to determine the electrode in which oxidation occurs in a voltaic cell.

Recall that a voltaic or galvanic cell is an electrochemical cell that is spontaneous and produces electricity. On the other hand, an electrolytic cell is nonspontaneous.

Ÿ Anode is in the negative side (left side of the diagram)

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At which electrode does oxidation occur in a voltaic cell?

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