why is lithium strongest reducing agent??????

why is lithium strongest reducing agent??????



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Anil Pannikar AskiitiansExpert-IITB
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13 years ago

Dear Shreya,


Lithium has the lowest standard reduction potential, means that it is the easiest to become oxidized. When something is oxidized, it reduces another substance, becoming a reducing agent. Hence lithium is the strongest reducing agent.


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