how do we calculate bond order of a molecule that has 3 different elements, like for example C-N-O
chemistry - DrBob222, Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 2:11pm
Here is a site that talks about bond orders and how they are sometimes averages and not always whole numbers.
Here is a site that gives a couple of resonance structures for the cyanate ion. You can figure the average from this.