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
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