Problem: Is C2−  paramagnetic or diamagnetic?a. paramagneticb. diamagneticc. neitherThe blank molecular orbital diagram shown here applies to the valence of diatomic lithium, beryllium, boron, carbon, or nitrogen. Bonding orbitals are marked with σ or π and antibonding orbitals with σ* or π*.

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Is C2−  paramagnetic or diamagnetic?

a. paramagnetic

b. diamagnetic

c. neither


The blank molecular orbital diagram shown here applies to the valence of diatomic lithium, beryllium, boron, carbon, or nitrogen. Bonding orbitals are marked with σ or π and antibonding orbitals with σ* or π*.

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