Problem: Which of the following is a correct Lewis structure for nitrous acid, HNO 2?

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Draw the Lewis structure of nitrous acid, HNO2 using the concept of octet rule


To do so, we first need to do the following steps:

Step 1: Determine the central atom in this molecule.

Step 2: Calculate the total number of valence electrons present.

Step 3: Draw the Lewis structure for the molecule 


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Which of the following is a correct Lewis structure for nitrous acid, HNO 2?