Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular StructureWorksheetSee all chapters
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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
BONUS: Mathematical Operations and Functions
Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds
Sections
Chemical Bonds
Lattice Energy
Lattice Energy Application
Born Haber Cycle
Dipole Moment
Lewis Dot Structure
Octet Rule
Formal Charge
Resonance Structures
Additional Practice
Bond Energy

Solution: Select the true statements regarding these resonance structures of formate.A. The actual structure of formate is an average of the two resonance forms.B. Each carbon-oxygen bond is somewhere between a

Solution: Select the true statements regarding these resonance structures of formate.A. The actual structure of formate is an average of the two resonance forms.B. Each carbon-oxygen bond is somewhere between a

Problem

Select the true statements regarding these resonance structures of formate.

A. The actual structure of formate is an average of the two resonance forms.

B. Each carbon-oxygen bond is somewhere between a single and double bond.

C. The actual structure of formate switches back and forth between the two resonance forms.

D. Each oxygen atom has a double bond 50% of the time.