Which of the following statements is true regarding a covalent bond in CO?

Valence electrons are transferred to the oxygen atom.

The bond length is less than the sum of the two atomic radii.

Bonding electrons are stationary in the CO molecule.

all of the above

none of the above

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  1. I would go wth b. The C-O bond length is 112.8 pm according to wikipedia. The covalent radius for C is 0.77 and that of O is 0.73 according to my home periodic table.

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