# Problem: Calculate the value of E°cell for the following reaction: 2Au(s) + 3Ca2+(aq) → 2Au3+(aq) + 3Ca(s) Au3+(aq) + 3e- → Au(s)      E° = 1.50V Ca2+(aq) + 2e- → Ca(s)      E° = -2.87V A) -4.37 V B) -1.37 V C) -11.6 V D) 1.37 V E) 4.37 V

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Calculate the value of E°cell for the following reaction:

2Au(s) + 3Ca2+(aq) → 2Au3+(aq) + 3Ca(s)

Au3+(aq) + 3e- → Au(s)      E° = 1.50V
Ca2+(aq) + 2e- → Ca(s)      E° = -2.87V

A) -4.37 V

B) -1.37 V

C) -11.6 V

D) 1.37 V

E) 4.37 V

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