Problem: What is the bond order in NO2+?a. 2b. 3c. 1.5d. 4

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We’re being asked to determine the bond order of NO2+  

For this, we need to do the following steps:

Step 1: Draw the Lewis Structure

Step 2: Count the # of single bonds and double bonds in the molecule 

Step 3: Get the ratio of for every single bond and double bond for N-O; then add together to get the bond number 

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What is the bond order in NO2+?

a. 2

b. 3

c. 1.5

d. 4

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