# How can you arrange equations from strongest to weakest oxidizing agents?

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# My teacher gave us a few homework questions regarding on arranging oxidizing agents on their strengths. I can tell if it's strong or weak if it's on a table... However, there's a question where we have to arrange it based on the voltage it produced??

For example:

Reduction reaction        Oxidation reaction        Resulting voltage
Cu+2 + e- --> Cu+         Pb ---> Pb+2 + 2e-       0.11V
Cu+2 + e- --> Cu+         Ni ---> Ni+2 + 2e-         0.05V
Cu+2 + e- --> Cu+         Fe ---> Fe+2 + 2e-       0.09V

Can someone explain to me how to do it?? Thank you!

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