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Posted by arcos15 on Monday, July 2, 2012 at 2:41am.

Consider the resonance structures for the carbonate ion.

O--C-O(-)
l
O(-)

(-)O-C--O
l
O(-)

(-)O-C-O(-)
l
l
O
How much negative charge is on each oxygen of the carbonate ion?
A)0,
B) -.33,
C)-.50,
D) -.67,
E)-1.00,
F)-1.33,
G)-1.50,
H)-1.67,
I)-2.00

What is the bond order of each carbon oxygen bond in the carbonate ion?
A)0,
B).33,
C).50,
D).67,
E)1.00,
F)1.33,
G)1.50,
H)1.67,
I)2.00,
J)4.00

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