Problem: Classify each of these ions as diamagnetic or paramagnetic.Diamagnetic substances contain no net electron spin and are repelled from a magnetic field. Paramagnetic substances contain one or more unpaired electrons and are attracted to a magnetic field. Some paramagnetic substances can be further classified as ferromagnetic, which means they retain their magnetism in the absence of an external field.

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Classify each of these ions as diamagnetic or paramagnetic.


Diamagnetic substances contain no net electron spin and are repelled from a magnetic field. Paramagnetic substances contain one or more unpaired electrons and are attracted to a magnetic field. Some paramagnetic substances can be further classified as ferromagnetic, which means they retain their magnetism in the absence of an external field.

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