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anonymous
 3 years ago
explain how chemists know that oxygen molecule has an unpaired electrons?
anonymous
 3 years ago
explain how chemists know that oxygen molecule has an unpaired electrons?

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@abb0t @whpalmer4 @Helper93 @phi @uri @mathslover

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1First of all you should know what is paramagnetism . Do you know what is paramagnetism ?

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Can you please define it for me?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Paramagnetism is the attraction to an magnetic field and paramagnetism is associated with one or more unpaired electrons.

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Right! Liquid oxygen is a paramagnetic molecule.

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Thus it has unpaired electrons. Liquid oxygen sticks between the magnets.

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1http://chemistry.about.com/od/chemicalbonding/tp/ExceptionsToTheOctetRule.htm

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhhh ok so thats pretty much my awsner?

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes! But you need to know more about it.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@lala2 I googled it and this was one of the links that came up
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