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Which metal in the first series of transition metals exhibits +1 oxidation state most frequently and why?

8.23 Which metal in the first series of transition metals exhibits +1 oxidation state most frequently and why?

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In the first transition series, Cu (copper) exhibits +1 oxidation states most frequently. This is becauseCu^{+} has stable electronic configuration of  [Ar]3d^{10}. the fully filled d-orbital makes it highly stable.

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