What is the formal charge on nitrogen in NO3?


The formal charge on nitrogen in NO3 is 0 and this is the most stable form for nitrogen. Nitrogen has five valence electrons, so it is most stable when it has three bonds and one lone pair of electrons.
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its 5.
N = 5 valence electrons. O = 6 valence electrons. This is a complex case because it violates the octet rule, but you should assume oxygen will have a full octet because it has a higher
The Sulfur Atom in SO3 has a formal charge of 24e- Thanks for
0 pts ended This question is closed. No points were awarded. Anonymous Assuming the octet rule is obeyed, how many covalent bonds will a nitrogen atom form to give a formal charge
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