Problem: Which of the following statements is TRUE for a voltaic cell, but FALSE for an electrolytic cell.I. The flow of electrons is spontaneous.II. Oxidation occurs at the anode.III. Electrons flow from the anode to the cathode.A. only IB. I and IIC. II and IIID. I, II, and IIIE. only II

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We're being asked to determine which of the statements is TRUE for a voltaic cell, but FALSE for an electrolytic cell.


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I. The flow of electrons is spontaneous.

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Which of the following statements is TRUE for a voltaic cell, but FALSE for an electrolytic cell.

I. The flow of electrons is spontaneous.

II. Oxidation occurs at the anode.

III. Electrons flow from the anode to the cathode.

A. only I

B. I and II

C. II and III

D. I, II, and III

E. only II

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