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Standard reduction potentials

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In an experiment using nickel and copper, and using the standard reaction potential table, which substance would be reduced, Cu or Ni.

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The chemical way to look at redox reactions is that the reductant transfers electrons to the oxidant. Thus, at the end of ...

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The solution provides a detailed explanation for the problem. The standard reaction potential tables are used. The substance which would be used to reduce Cu or Ni are determined.

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