Question
What atom in the hydronium ion,  H3O+ bears the positive charge?
 
a. Hydrogen and oxygen shares the charge by ratio 50: 50
 
b. The hydrogen atom bears the charge
 
c. Neither hydrogen nor oxygen bears the charge
 
d. The oxygen atom bears the charge

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