Problem: For the a voltaic cell with the overall reaction: Zn(s) + Cu 2+(aq) → Zn 2+(aq) + Cu(s) E o cell = 1.10 V Given that the standard reduction potential of Zn 2+ to Zn(s) is – 0.76 V, calculate the standard reduction potential for: Cu 2+(aq) + 2e − → Cu(s)   A. 0.76 V B. −0.76 V C. 1.86 V D. −1.86 V E. 0.34 V  

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For the a voltaic cell with the overall reaction:

Zn(s) + Cu 2+(aq) → Zn 2+(aq) + Cu(s) E o cell = 1.10 V

Given that the standard reduction potential of Zn 2+ to Zn(s) is – 0.76 V, calculate the standard reduction potential for:

Cu 2+(aq) + 2e → Cu(s)

A. 0.76 V

B. −0.76 V

C. 1.86 V

D. −1.86 V

E. 0.34 V

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