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ElectroChemistry oxidation-reduction

  1. Mar 6, 2010 #1
    How do you know when a species can be oxidized or reduced my an ion?
    For ex. Which of the species can be oxidized by H+ and which species can be reduced by H2?
    Ce4+, Ce3+, Fe2+,Fe3+,Fe, Mg2+,Ni2+,Sn
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  3. Mar 6, 2010 #2


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    Depending on the level you should either use reactivity series or redox potentials from tables - or use redox potentials from tables and Nernst equation.
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