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    In a voltaic cell the POSITIVE ELECTRODE is called
    1. anode
    2. cathode
    3. salt bridge

    These are my choices but I am confused-I know the definition of anode is 'a positive electrode' but in a voltaic cell the anode has a negative charge.

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    Voltaic cells (also called galvanic cells) have completely reverse charge on the anode ...

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    The voltaic cells for positive electrodes are determined. The solution provides a detailed explanation for the problem.