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A standard hydrogen electrode has zero electrode potential because

$\begin{array}{1 1}\text{hydrogen is easiest to oxidise}\\\text{this electrode potential is assumed to be zero}\\\text{hydrogen atom has only one electron}\\\text{hydrogen is the lightest element}\end{array} $

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Answer : this electrode potential is assumed to be zero
The standard potential of hydrogen electrode is assumed to be zero at all temperature.
answered Jul 22, 2014 by sreemathi.v
 

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