# Calculate the potential (voltage) of a standard cell

1. Jul 18, 2007

### Gab009

Calculate the potential (voltage) of a standard cell with these half-cell reactions:
Ni(s) -----> Ni2+ + 2 e-
2 e- + Cl2(g) -----> 2 Cl-

2. Jul 18, 2007

### Winzer

What is your $$E_{cell}$$ for each redox reaction?
Either they are in the problem, or there is a list that has all the $$E_{cell}$$ for many reactions.

3. Jul 18, 2007

### Gokul43201

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4. Jul 19, 2007

### Gab009

the first is -0.25; the second is 1.360