For the a voltaic cell with the overall reaction:
Zn(s) + Cu2+(aq) → Zn2+(aq) + Cu(s) E°cell = 1.10 V
Given that the standard reduction potential of Zn2+ to Zn(s) is –0.76 V, calculate the standard reduction potential for:
Cu2+(aq) + 2e− → Cu(s)
A. 0.76 V
B. −0.76 V
C. 1.86 V
D. −1.86 V
E. 0.34 V
Frequently Asked Questions
What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?
Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Cell Potential concept. If you need more Cell Potential practice, you can also practice Cell Potential practice problems.
What is the difficulty of this problem?
Our tutors rated the difficulty ofFor the a voltaic cell with the overall reaction: ...as medium difficulty.
How long does this problem take to solve?
Our expert Chemistry tutor, Ellen took 3 minutes and 42 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.