In the resonance hybrid or experimentally determined structure of the nitrate ion (NO 3- ) it is observed that
a. All the bonds are single bonds
b. All the bonds are double bonds
c. All the bonds have a bond order of 1.33
d. One bond is a double bond and the others are single bonds
e. There are 23 valence electrons
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