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The Nernst equation can be applied to half-reactions.

Calculate the reduction potential (at 25°C) of the half-cell

Cu/Cu2+ (1.9×10-4 M).

(The half-reaction is Cu2+ + 2e- --> Cu. E° = 0.34 V)

0.34-[ (8.314)(298)/ (2)(96485)] * ln(1.9E-4)

This produces an answer of 0.45 V which I am confident is

the correct answer to this question but it says incorrect.

Am I approaching this question wrong, or doing the

calculations wrong?

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