Question

Which of the following has the highest paramagnetism? 

A

B

C

D

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Correct option is B)

Paramagnetism Number of unpaired electrons

In  , Cr(III) has  outer electronic configuration with 3 unpaired electrons.

In  , Fe(II) has  outer electronic configuration with 4 unpaired electrons.

In , Cu(II) has electronic configuration with 1 unpaired electron.

In  , Zn(II) has electronic configuration with 0 unpaired electrons.

  has the highest paramagnetism as it contains a maximum number of unpaired electrons.

Hence, option is correct.

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