Chemistry Practice Problems Redox Reaction Practice Problems Solution: Rank these species by their ability to act as an o...

Solution: Rank these species by their ability to act as an oxidizing agent.Mg2+, Zn2+, Cu+, F2

Problem

Rank these species by their ability to act as an oxidizing agent.

Mg2+, Zn2+, Cu+, F2

Solution
  • Recall that the oxidizing agent is the one being reduced

  • A way to determine a good oxidizing agent is by analyzing the standard potentials of ions

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