Ordering oxidation and reducing power with E cell

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Searra Harding 4I
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Ordering oxidation and reducing power with E cell

Postby Searra Harding 4I » Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:07 pm

If you are ordering in increasing reducing power, do you order from most negative E cell to positive or is it the other way around? And for ordering in increasing oxidation power is it the opposite of what you would put for reducing?

Fiona Jackson 1D
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Re: Ordering oxidation and reducing power with E cell

Postby Fiona Jackson 1D » Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:17 pm

Hi! Yes, if you want to order increasing reducing powers, you want to look at what gets oxidized, so it would go from most negative to least negative. Then for increasing oxidizing powers, it would be the reverse, from least negative to most negative.


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