A chemist designs a galvanic cell that uses these two half-reactions: half-reaction standard reduction potential Cl2(9)+2e + 2 C1¯(aq) =+1.359 V red N2(9)+4 H2O(1)+4e N2H4(aq)+4 OH (aq) E=-1.16 V red Answer the following questions about this cell. Write a balanced equation for the half-reaction that | happens at the cathode. Write a balanced equation for the half-reaction that U happens at the anode. Write a balanced equation for the overall reaction that powers the cell. Be sure the reaction is spontaneous as written.

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A chemist designs a galvanic cell that uses these two half-reactions:
half-reaction
standard reduction potential
Cl2(9)+2e + 2 C1¯(aq)
=+1.359 V
red
N2(9)+4 H2O(1)+4e
N2H4(aq)+4 OH (aq)
E=-1.16 V
red
Answer the following questions about this cell.
Write a balanced
equation for the
half-reaction that |
happens at the
cathode.
Write a balanced
equation for the
half-reaction that U
happens at the
anode.
Write a balanced
equation for the
overall reaction
that powers the
cell. Be sure the
reaction is
spontaneous as
written.
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A chemist designs a galvanic cell that uses these two half-reactions: half-reaction standard reduction potential Cl2(9)+2e + 2 C1¯(aq) =+1.359 V red N2(9)+4 H2O(1)+4e N2H4(aq)+4 OH (aq) E=-1.16 V red Answer the following questions about this cell. Write a balanced equation for the half-reaction that | happens at the cathode. Write a balanced equation for the half-reaction that U happens at the anode. Write a balanced equation for the overall reaction that powers the cell. Be sure the reaction is spontaneous as written.

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