Problem: The species NO2, NO2+, and NO2–, in which N is the central atom, have very different bond angles. Predict what these bond angles might be with respect to the ideal angles and justify your prediction. Predict the bond angle of NO2.

FREE Expert Solution
96% (142 ratings)
Problem Details

The species NO2, NO2+, and NO2, in which N is the central atom, have very different bond angles. Predict what these bond angles might be with respect to the ideal angles and justify your prediction. Predict the bond angle of NO2.

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Bond Angles concept. You can view video lessons to learn Bond Angles. Or if you need more Bond Angles practice, you can also practice Bond Angles practice problems.