Problem: Consider the electrolytic cell:a. Label the anode and the cathode and indicate the halfreactions occurring at each.b. Indicate the direction of electron flow.c. Label the terminals on the battery as positive or negative and calculate tbe minimum voltage necessary to drive the reaction.

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Consider the electrolytic cell:

a. Label the anode and the cathode and indicate the halfreactions occurring at each.
b. Indicate the direction of electron flow.
c. Label the terminals on the battery as positive or negative and calculate tbe minimum voltage necessary to drive the reaction.

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