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If something is more negative, then it has more reducing power. To have more reducing power means it can gain more electrons. When E cell is more negative, this means that the reducing power is very high and and it can be easily oxidized.
The more positive a reduction potential is the easier it is for it to be reduced, and vice versa for an element to be oxidized. Therefore a lower reduction potential would make the best reducing agent.
Reducing agents are most spontaneous when in oxidation half reactions and therefore they want to lose e-. In order to rank, we can compare the E⁰. The most negative value should be the strongest reducing agent.
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