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Give reasons for the following: (a) Transition metals have high enthalpies of atomization. (b) Among the lanthanoids, Ce(III) is easily oxidised to Ce(IV).

Give reasons for the following: (a) Transition metals have high enthalpies of atomization. (b) Among the lanthanoids, Ce(III) is easily oxidised to Ce(IV).

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Gaurav
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8 years ago
Hello students
(a) Transition metals have high enthalpies of atomization due to preence of strong metallic bonds.
(b) Among the lanthanoids, Ce(III) is easily oxidised to Ce(IV).because for Ce +4 oxidation tate is more stable as compare to +3 oxidation state.

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