Problem: The central atom in HNO3 is surrounded bya. two single bonds and one double bond.b. four single bonds and no double bonds.c. three single bonds and one double bond.d. three single bonds and one triple bond.e. three double bonds and one single bond.

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The central atom in HNO3 is surrounded by

a. two single bonds and one double bond.

b. four single bonds and no double bonds.

c. three single bonds and one double bond.

d. three single bonds and one triple bond.

e. three double bonds and one single bond.

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