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periodic trends

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:12 am
by Stephanie tran 1J
what are the trends for reducing and oxidizing power on the periodic table

Re: periodic trends

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:09 am
by Minie 1G
the oxidizing power increases as you go to the right and up (similar to electronegativity). The reducing power is the opposite, with elements like lithium being a strong one.

Re: periodic trends

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:13 am
by juchung7
because the elements in the further upper right corner of the periodic table will have a stronger pull for an electron to fill its shells, their oxidizing powers will be stronger.

Re: periodic trends

Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:07 am
by Kristin Ishaya 1A
You can also tell an element's reducing and oxidizing power by looking at its cell potential for the redox reaction. The larger the cell potential number, the more oxidizing power the element has. The smaller the cell potential number, the more reducing power it has.