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Solution: Which of these ions is the best reducing agent?  Standard Reduction Potentials                   E°      Fe 3+ (aq) + e– → Fe 2+ (aq)                + 0.77 V Cu 2+ (aq) + e– → Cu + (aq)            

Problem

Which of these ions is the best reducing agent? 

Standard Reduction Potentials                   E°     

Fe 3+ (aq) + e → Fe 2+ (aq)                + 0.77 V

Cu 2+ (aq) + e– → Cu + (aq)                 + 0.15 V

 

a) Fe 3+

b) Fe 2+

c) Cu 2+

d) Cu +