Problem: 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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Calculate E°cell.

X3+(aq) + 3 e- → X(s)                       E°cell = –2.00 V                    anode

Y3+(aq) + 3 e- → Y(s)                     E°cell = – 0.49 V                    cathode


E°cell=E°cathode-E°anode


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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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