Li is strongest reducing agent in spite of having high IE???

Asked by  | 4th Mar, 2012, 04:07: PM

Expert Answer:

Lithium has the highest hydration enthalpy due to small size of its  ion. this highest hydration enthalpy accounts for its high negative E0 value and its high reducing power.

Answered by  | 5th Mar, 2012, 09:16: AM

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