Thank you for registering.

One of our academic counsellors will contact you within 1 working day.

Please check your email for login details.
MY CART (5)

Use Coupon: CART20 and get 20% off on all online Study Material

ITEM
DETAILS
MRP
DISCOUNT
FINAL PRICE
Total Price: Rs.

There are no items in this cart.
Continue Shopping

O2 molecule is paramagnetic due to presence of: (a) two unpaired electrons in antibonding MO (b) one unpaired electrons in antibonding MO (c) two unpaired electrons in bonding MO (d) one unpaired electron in bonding MO

O2 molecule is paramagnetic due to presence of:
    (a)    two unpaired electrons in antibonding MO
    (b)    one unpaired electrons in antibonding MO
    (c)    two unpaired electrons in bonding MO
    (d)    one unpaired electron in bonding MO

Grade:upto college level

1 Answers

Akshay Meena
askIITians Faculty 34 Points
7 years ago

MOT For O2 is like this :::::    solution to problem three.jpg

Bond Order = 1/2(10 - 6)  =  2

The bond order is two so the molecule is stable.

There are two unpaired electrons, so molecule is paramagnetic.

So, Our Ans is (A)

 

Thanks & Regards
Akshay Meena, 
askIITians Faculty
M.Tech, IIT Kharagpur

Think You Can Provide A Better Answer ?

Provide a better Answer & Earn Cool Goodies See our forum point policy

ASK QUESTION

Get your questions answered by the expert for free