What is paramagnetic?

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Jan 18, 2017

Answer:

Paramagnetic substances are those that contain net unpaired spins and are attracted by a magnet.

Explanation:

On the other hand, if the electron spins are paired, or antiparallel to each other #(uarr darr) or (darr uarr)#, the magnetic effects cancel out. Diamagnetic substances do not contain net unpaired spins and are slightly repelled by a magnet.