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Draw the Lewis structure of each ion. Do not include formal charges. Then, determine the nitrogen‑to‑oxygen bond order in each ion.
 
NO3−
 
What is the bond order for NO3−?
2
1.67
1.5
1.33
1
 
 
 
NO2−
 
 
What is the bond order for NO2−?
1.67
1.33
2
1.5
1
 
 
NO2+
 
 
What is the bond order for NO2+?
1
1.67
2
1.33
1.5
 
 
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Step 1

Lewis dot structure for NO3- ion is shown below. The total number of bonds in NO3- ion is 4 and the total number of N-O bonds is 3.

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Step 2

The bond order (B.O.) for the NO3- ion is calculated as shown in equation (1) where NT and nT are the total number bonds in a molecule and the total number of N-O bonds respectively. The bond order (B.O.) for the NO3- ion is 1.33.

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Nr (1) П В..: 4 3 =1.33

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Lewis dot structure for NO2- ion is shown below. The total number of bonds in NO2- ...

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