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Chemical Bonding

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Which of the following best describes the geometry of nitrate (NO3)?

A Trigonal planar
B Trigonal bipyramidal
C Tetrahedral
D Angular
Ans. A The Lewis structure of the nitrate ion is shown. By analyzing the Lewis structure, the best prediction is that the nitrate ion is trigonal planar.

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