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# Transition metals are often paramagnetic owing to

$\begin{array}{1 1}(a)\;\text{Their high M.P and B.P}\\(b)\;\text{The presence of vacant orbitals}\\(c)\;\text{The presence of unpaired d electrons}\\(d)\;\text{The presence of paired d electrons}\end{array}$

Transition metals are often paramagnetic owing to the presence of unpaired d electrons
Paramagnetic species contain unpaired electrons and are attracted to a magnetic field.
edited Aug 7, 2014