A cell is constructed from some unknown elements designated as X and Y. Under standard conditions, a cell is created: X( s )|X 3− ( aq )||Y − ( aq )|Y( s ). The maximum free-energy change for the reaction is −350 kJ. a Is this an electrolytic cell? Justify your answer. b If you were to decrease the concentration of Y − ( aq ), how would this affect the cell potential of the reaction? c When the reaction reaches equilibrium, what is the value of Δ G °. d What is the value of the equilibrium constant for the reaction?

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Chapter 19, Problem 19.144QP
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A cell is constructed from some unknown elements designated as X and Y. Under standard conditions, a cell is created: X(s)|X3−(aq)||Y(aq)|Y(s). The maximum free-energy change for the reaction is −350 kJ.

  1. a Is this an electrolytic cell? Justify your answer.
  2. b If you were to decrease the concentration of Y(aq), how would this affect the cell potential of the reaction?
  3. c When the reaction reaches equilibrium, what is the value of ΔG°.
  4. d What is the value of the equilibrium constant for the reaction?

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