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An electric catfish can generate a significant potential difference using stacks of special cells called electrocytes. Each electrocytes develops a potential difference of 110 mV. How many cells must be connected in series to give the 350 V a large catfish can produce?

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Vcell=110 mVVtotal=350 V\begin{align*} V_{\text{cell}} &= 110 ~\mathrm{mV}\\ V_{\text{total}} &= 350 ~\mathrm{V}\\ \end{align*}

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