Problem: Is the nitrogen–oxygen bond in NO+ longer, shorter, or the same length as the nitrogen–oxygen bond in NO? Complete the explanation.

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•  The bond length between two atoms can be approximated using the atomic size and number of bonds formed between the atoms.

•  The bigger the atomic size, the greater the distance between the two nuclei. This means the bond length is longer.

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Is the nitrogen–oxygen bond in NO+ longer, shorter, or the same length as the nitrogen–oxygen bond in NO? Complete the explanation.