Problem: Consider these two entries from a fictional table of standard reduction potentials.x3+ + 3e- → x(s)      E = 2.00 Vy3+ + 3e- → y(s)      E = -0.49 VWhat is the standard potential of a cell where X is the anode and Y is the cathode?

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Consider these two entries from a fictional table of standard reduction potentials.

x3+ + 3e- → x(s)      E = 2.00 V
y3+ + 3e- → y(s)      E = -0.49 V

What is the standard potential of a cell where X is the anode and Y is the cathode?

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