Consider the following standard reduction potentials in acid solution. Which half reaction is the most favored process thermodynamically?
A) Al3+ + 3 e– → Al(s) –1.66
B) AgBr(s) + e– → Ag(s) + Br – +0.07
C) Sn4+ + 2 e– → Sn2+ +0.14
D) Fe3+ + e– → Fe2+ +0.77
E) O2 + 4 e – + 4 H+ → H2O +1.23
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