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Redox Reaction Oxidizing Agent

Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:48 pm
by taywebb
Is the oxidizing agent in a redox reaction always the couple that has a higher standard cell potential (being that it is more positive on the table)?

Re: Redox Reaction Oxidizing Agent

Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:56 pm
by Ashley Kim
Yes, the oxidizing agent has the higher cell potential and the reducing agent has the lower cell potential.