No3 Lewis Structure

No3 Lewis Structure

Outline the Lewis structure of NO3 which includes all the correct resonance structures. Explain the nitrate ion resonance hybrid. ? 3

A. Nitrate ions have three NO bonds corresponding to 1 1/3 bonds.

B. The nitrate ion consists of three N = O double bonds.

C. Nitrate ions have one NO bond and two N = O double bonds.

D. The nitrate ion consists of three single NO bonds.

E. Nitrate ions have 3 NO bonds corresponding to 1 2/3 bonds.

A. Nitrate ions have three NO bonds corresponding to 1 1/3 bonds.

No3 Lewis Structure