Use the data given in Q. 8 and find out which of the following is the strongest oxidizing agent.

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asked Mar 13 in Class XII Chemistry by rahul152 (-2,871 points)

Use the data given in Q. 8 and find out which of the following is the strongest oxidizing agent.

(a) CI-   (b) Mn2+   (c) MnO-4   (d) Cr3+

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answered Mar 14 by vijay Premium (518 points)

(c) The higher the positive value of standard reduction potential of metal ion, the higher will be its oxidizing capacity.

since, EoMnO-4/Mn2+

has value equal to 1.51 V hence it is the strongest oxidizing agent.