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A non-spontaneous reaction is converted into a spontaneous reaction in a voltaic cell by the expense of electrical energy.

I believe it is true because in a non spontaneous reaction, energy must be induced in order for it to occur. Is this true?

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    Is this true?

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    Yes. When the battery is re-charged, the electrical current of the charger reverses the cell and restores the cell to its original state (for rechargeable cells, that is). {When a non-rechargeable cell goes dead it is just dead and can't be recharged.

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