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Problem: Using the molecular orbital model, which ones are paramagnetic? a. COb. CO+c. CO2+

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We need to do the following steps:

Step 1: Calculate the total number of valence electrons present.

Step 2: Draw the molecular orbital diagram.

Step 3: Determine whether the molecule is paramagnetic 

Recall that paramagnetic has at least one electron is unpaired

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Using the molecular orbital model, which ones are paramagnetic? 

a. CO

b. CO+

c. CO2+

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