Problem: Write orbital diagrams for each ion and indicate whether the ion is diamagnetic or paramagnetic. a. Mo3+ b. Zr2+ 

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We’re being asked to construct the orbital diagrams for Mo3+ and Zr2+


For this problem, we need to do the following:

Step 1: Determine the electron configuration of the neutral element.

Step 2: Determine the electron configuration of the ion.

Step 3: Construct the orbital diagram for the ion.


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Write orbital diagrams for each ion and indicate whether the ion is diamagnetic or paramagnetic. 

a. Mo3+ 

b. Zr2+ 

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