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What is the bond order of OH- and OH+?

I tried to solve it but couldn't so Im about to give up. Help me please.

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    Using the definition of bond order as the number of bonds, then OH^- has 1 and OH^+ has 1. Check my thinking.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bond_order

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    OH+ has zero bond order so there can be no bond and you are right on bond order 1 for OH-

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