**Calculate E****°**_{cell}.

**X ^{3+}_{(aq)} + 3 e^{-} → X_{(s)} E**

**Y ^{3+}_{(aq)} + 3 e^{-} → Y_{(s)} E**

$\overline{){\mathbf{E}}{{\mathbf{\xb0}}}_{{\mathbf{cell}}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{E}}{{\mathbf{\xb0}}}_{{\mathbf{cathode}}}{\mathbf{-}}{\mathbf{E}}{{\mathbf{\xb0}}}_{{\mathbf{anode}}}}$

Consider these two entries from a fictional table of standard reduction potentials.

What is the standard potential of a cell where X is the anode and Y is the cathode?

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