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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
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Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
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Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
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Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
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Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: Which of the following chemical species is the strongest reducing agent based on the following information:F2(g) + 2 e – → 2 F– (aq)           E°cell = +2.87 VMg2+ (aq) + 2 e – → 2 Mg (s)     E° cell

Problem

Which of the following chemical species is the strongest reducing agent based on the following information:

F2(g) + 2 e  → 2 F (aq)           E°cell = +2.87 V

Mg2+ (aq) + 2 e  → 2 Mg (s)     E° cell = –2.37 V

 

a) F2 (g)

b) Mg2+ (aq)

c) F (aq)

d) Mg (s)

e) None of the above