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  • $\begingroup$ If both Zn and Cu were to lose electrons, what would receive these electrons? $\endgroup$ – Ivan Neretin Apr 19 at 4:56
  • $\begingroup$ the cu2+ from cuso4? $\endgroup$ – donnny Apr 19 at 6:33
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    $\begingroup$ Which one? We have two separate compartments with CuSO4. $\endgroup$ – Ivan Neretin Apr 19 at 7:17
  • $\begingroup$ the cuso4 for both platinum?wouldnt pt a and pt b both receiving2e- since cu and zn are oxidized when connected with pt? $\endgroup$ – donnny Apr 19 at 7:25
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    $\begingroup$ You might want to check again the oxidation state of Pt, and whether it can be reduced. $\endgroup$ – Ivan Neretin Apr 19 at 7:44

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