Problem: A single Lewis Structure of the formate ion (HCO 2-) is shown below. Which statement best describes the bonding character of this ion?(a) One double bond and two single bonds(b) One double bond and two delocalized single bonds(c) Three equivalent 1 1/3 bonds(d) One single bond and two equivalent 1 1/2 bonds(e) 007 James Bonds

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A single Lewis Structure of the formate ion (HCO 2-) is shown below. Which statement best describes the bonding character of this ion?

(a) One double bond and two single bonds

(b) One double bond and two delocalized single bonds

(c) Three equivalent 1 1/3 bonds

(d) One single bond and two equivalent 1 1/2 bonds

(e) 007 James Bonds

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