# The reducing power of a metal depends on various factors . Suggest the factor which makes Li, the strongest reducing agent in aqueous solution .

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The reducing power of a metal depends on various factors . Suggest the factor which makes Li, the strongest reducing agent in aqueous solution .
A. Sublimation enthalpy
B. Ionisation enthalpy
C. Hydration enthalpy
D. Electron gain enthalpy

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Due to small size of theLi^(+) , its hydration enthalpy is the highest and hence Li is the strongest reducing agent .