Problem: Which of the following reagents would oxidize Zn to Zn2+, but not Sn to Sn2+?A. Br2B. Br-C. Ca2+D. Co2+E. CaF. Co

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Zn →  Zn2+ + 2 e-     E° = 0.7618 V

Sn → Sn2+ + 2 e-      E° = 0.13 V


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Which of the following reagents would oxidize Zn to Zn2+, but not Sn to Sn2+?

A. Br2

B. Br-

C. Ca2+

D. Co2+

E. Ca

F. Co

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