Problem: In the nitrite ion, how many total valence electrons are used for all three atoms? HINT: nitrite ion, not nitrate ion.a. 16 valence electrons are usedb. 26 valence electrons are usedc. 18 valence electrons are usedd. 25 valence electrons are usede. 17 valence electrons are used

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In the nitrite ion, how many total valence electrons are used for all three atoms? HINT: nitrite ion, not nitrate ion.

a. 16 valence electrons are used

b. 26 valence electrons are used

c. 18 valence electrons are used

d. 25 valence electrons are used

e. 17 valence electrons are used

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