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.