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An Electric Idea

Length: 1-3 Hours

Discipline: Chemistry and Biochemistry

Level: Introductory (high school or college)

Author: Lawrie, Ruth

In this problem, students learn to describe the processes occurring in a classic metal displacement type redox reaction, differentiate between spontaneous and nonspontaneous redox processes, differentiate between voltaic and electrolytic cells, and predict voltages for electrochemical cells.

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