Redox Reactions

Voltaic Cell: Zinc/Copper Electrochemcial Cell E° = 1.10 V Demonstration

A standard Zinc/Copper Voltaic Cell: Zn(s) in 1.0 M zinc sulfate solution, Cu(s) in a 1.0 M copper(II) sulfate solution, salt bridge and voltmeter, E°cell = +1.10 Volts.
Zinc Copper Voltaic Cell Demo

Household Fenton's Reagent

Potassium hydrogen tartrate is oxidized to produce carbon dioxide in an exothermic reaction.
Iron Ion

Fehling Test

When blue Fehling's reagent is added to glucose and fructose solution a brick-red precipitate forms - no rxn with sucrose.
Fehling Test


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