Problem: The number of pi bonds in the oxalate ion (C 2O42–) is             A)  1    B)  2    C)  3    D)  4    E)  5

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The number of pi bonds in the oxalate ion (C 2O42–) is

            A)  1    B)  2    C)  3    D)  4    E)  5

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