Problem: A battery relies on the oxidation of magnesium and the reduction of Cu 2+. The initial concentrations of Mg2+ and Cu2+ are 1.0 x 10–4 M and 1.5 M, respectively, in 1.0-liter half-cells.b. What is the voltage of the battery after delivering 5.0 A for 8.0 h?

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A battery relies on the oxidation of magnesium and the reduction of Cu 2+. The initial concentrations of Mg2+ and Cu2+ are 1.0 x 10–4 M and 1.5 M, respectively, in 1.0-liter half-cells.

b. What is the voltage of the battery after delivering 5.0 A for 8.0 h?

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