Problem: A voltaic cell employs the redox reaction:2Fe3+(aq) + 3Mg(s) → 2Fe(s) + 3Mg2+(aq).Calculate the cell potential at 25°C under each set of conditionsc. [Fe3+] = 2.00 M; [Mg2+] = 1.5 x 10–3 M

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A voltaic cell employs the redox reaction:
2Fe3+(aq) + 3Mg(s) → 2Fe(s) + 3Mg2+(aq).

Calculate the cell potential at 25°C under each set of conditions

c. [Fe3+] = 2.00 M; [Mg2+] = 1.5 x 103 M

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