Why lithium is the strongest reducing agent?please explain the complete answer and not only on the basis of value of reduction potential.

Asked by  | 4th Nov, 2012, 03:44: PM

Expert Answer:

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.

Answered by  | 4th Nov, 2012, 04:39: PM

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