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explain how chemists know that oxygen molecule has an unpaired electrons?
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explain how chemists know that oxygen molecule has an unpaired electrons?
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LilHefner3Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
First of all you should know what is paramagnetism . Do you know what is paramagnetism ?
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Can you please define it for me?
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LilHefner3Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Paramagnetism is the attraction to an magnetic field and paramagnetism is associated with one or more unpaired electrons.
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Right! Liquid oxygen is a paramagnetic molecule.
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thus it has unpaired electrons. Liquid oxygen sticks between the magnets.
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://chemistry.about.com/od/chemicalbonding/tp/ExceptionsToTheOctetRule.htm
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LilHefner3Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohhhh ok so thats pretty much my awsner?
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes! But you need to know more about it.
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Kristalyn_WeaksBest 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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Kristalyn_WeaksBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You're welcome
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