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Standard electrode potentials and chemical reactivity


Except copper, all other transition metals of the 3d series show negative values of EA0(MA2+/M). Electrode potential values depend on sublimation, ionisation and hydration enthalpies.
Based on this, why do you think does copper behave this way?
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