AP Chemistry : Half Reactions

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for AP Chemistry

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Example Questions

Example Question #11 : Oxidation Reduction Reactions

For the redox reaction shown, which of the following half reactions occurs in the anode?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Recall that oxidation always occurs at the anode (in both the electrochemical and galvanic cells).  loses two electrons in this case to become . The presence of  is hinted by the ionic compound .

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