A. Paramagnetism refers to elements or ions that contain at least one unpaired electron.
A. What does the term paramagnetism mean?
B. How can one determine experimentally whether a substance is paramagnetic?
C. Which of the following ions would you expect to be paramagnetic: O2+, N22-, Li2+, O22-?
D. For each of the ions O2+, N22-, Li2+, determine the number of unpaired electrons.
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