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LilHefner3 Group Title

explain how chemists know that oxygen molecule has an unpaired electrons?

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    @abb0t @whpalmer4 @Helper93 @phi @uri @mathslover

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    First of all you should know what is paramagnetism . Do you know what is paramagnetism ?

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    yes

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    Can you please define it for me?

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    Paramagnetism is the attraction to an magnetic field and paramagnetism is associated with one or more unpaired electrons.

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    Right! Liquid oxygen is a paramagnetic molecule.

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    Thus it has unpaired electrons. Liquid oxygen sticks between the magnets.

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    http://chemistry.about.com/od/chemicalbonding/tp/Exceptions-To-The-Octet-Rule.htm

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    ohhhh ok so thats pretty much my awsner?

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    Yes! But you need to know more about it.

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    @lala2 I googled it and this was one of the links that came up

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    thanks

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    You're welcome

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