# Problem: Rank the following half reactions (1-5) in order of oxidizing ability, from strongest to weakest._______   K → K+ + e–                                 E° = + 2.93 V _______   F2 + 2 e– → 2 F –                         E° = + 3.0 V________  2 H2O + 2 e– → H2 + 2 OH–       E° = – 0.83 V ________  Ag → Ag+ + e–                            E° = – 0.80 V ________  Ni2+ + 2 e– → Ni                         E° = – 0.23 V

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Rank the following half reactions (1-5) in order of oxidizing ability, from strongest to weakest.

_______   K → K+ + e                                 E° = + 2.93 V

_______   F2 + 2 e → 2 F                          E° = + 3.0 V

________  2 H2O + 2 e → H2 + 2 OH       E° = – 0.83 V

________  Ag → Ag+ + e–                            E° = – 0.80 V

________  Ni2+ + 2 e → Ni                         E° = – 0.23 V

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