Potassium permanganate on heating at 513 K gives a product which is :
Question:

Potassium permanganate on heating at 513 K gives a product which is :

  1.  paramagnetic and colourless

  2.  diamagnetic and green 

  3. diamagnetic and colourless

  4. paramagnetic and green


Correct Option: , 4

Solution:

In $\mathrm{K}_{2} \mathrm{Mn} \mathrm{O}_{4}$, manganese oxidation state is $+6$ and

hence it has one unpaired $\mathrm{e}^{-} .$

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  • April 18, 2022 at 11:54 pm

    but one product is also O2 which is paramagnetic and colourless