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Solution: In the resonance hybrid or experimentally determined structu...

Question

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