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Depict the galvanic cell in which the reaction takes place. Further show:
(i) Which of the electrode is negatively charged?
(ii) The carriers of the current in the cell.
(iii) Individual reaction at each electrode.

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The galvanic cell in which the given reaction takes place is depicted as:Β 


(i) The negatively charged electrode is the zinc electrode. It acts as an anode.

(ii) In the external circuit, the current will flow from silver to zinc.

(iii) Oxidation at anode:

Reduction at cathode:

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