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Solution: In the nitrite ion, how many total valence electrons are use...

Question

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