Problem: If the following compound were formed from an iron atom combining with a nitrate ion: Fe(NO3)53-, what would be the oxidation number of the iron atom?  a) +1 b) +2 c) +5 d) -2

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If the following compound were formed from an iron atom combining with a nitrate ion: Fe(NO3)53-, what would be the oxidation number of the iron atom? 

a) +1

b) +2

c) +5

d) -2

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