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LilHefner3
 one year ago
explain how chemists know that oxygen molecule has an unpaired electrons?
LilHefner3
 one year ago
explain how chemists know that oxygen molecule has an unpaired electrons?

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LilHefner3
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@abb0t @whpalmer4 @Helper93 @phi @uri @mathslover

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

LilHefner3
 one year 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Right! Liquid oxygen is a paramagnetic molecule.

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

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

LilHefner3
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhhh ok so thats pretty much my awsner?

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

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

Kristalyn_Weaks
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You're welcome
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