Problem: Based on the magnetic susceptibility values shown here,match each substances to the illustration that best represents the orientation of its net electron spins in the absence of an external magnetic field.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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Based on the magnetic susceptibility values shown here,

match each substances to the illustration that best represents the orientation of its net electron spins in the absence of an external magnetic field.


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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