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Using the Standard Electrode Potentials Given in the Table 8.1, Predict If the Reaction Between the Following is Feasible Fe3+ (Aq) and Cu(S) - Chemistry

Using the standard electrode potentials given in the Table 8.1, predict if the reaction between the following is feasible

Fe3+ (aq) and Cu(s)

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Solution

The possible reaction between `Fe_((aq))^(3+)` and `Cu_((s))` is given by,

`2Fe_((aq))^(3+) + Cu_((s)) -> 2Fe_((s))^(2+) + Cu_((aq))^(2+)`

E° positive for the overall reaction is positive. Hence, the reaction between `Fe_((aq))^(3+)` and `Cu_((s))` is feasible.

Concept: Redox Reactions in Terms of Electron Transfer Reactions - Introduction
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NCERT Class 11 Chemistry Textbook
Chapter 8 Redox Reactions
Q 26.3 | Page 274
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