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Problem: The activity series are listed in order from most reactive to least reactive. Answer each of the following questions based on the following half reactions: HALF REACTIONS ClO2 (g) + e–→ 2 ClO2– (aq) Cu+ (aq) + e– → Cu (s) Fe3+ (aq) + 3 e– → Fe (s) K+ (aq) + e– → K (s) a) Which is the strongest oxidizing agent?         b) Which is the strongest reducing agent?         c) Could the following reaction occur: Fe3+ (aq) + Cu (s) → Fe (s) + Cu+ (aq)        

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The activity series are listed in order from most reactive to least reactive. Answer each of the following questions based on the following half reactions:

HALF REACTIONS

ClO2 (g) + e→ 2 ClO2 (aq)

Cu+ (aq) + e → Cu (s)

Fe3+ (aq) + 3 e → Fe (s)

K+ (aq) + e → K (s)

a) Which is the strongest oxidizing agent?

b) Which is the strongest reducing agent?

c) Could the following reaction occur: Fe3+ (aq) + Cu (s) → Fe (s) + Cu+ (aq)

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