Problem: Explain why N22+ is diamagnetic, while O24+, which has the same number of valence electrons, is paramagnetic.

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Recall that we have two types of MO diagrams:




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Explain why N22+ is diamagnetic, while O24+, which has the same number of valence electrons, is paramagnetic.

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