Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 2 - The Nature of Molecules and the Properties of Water - Review Questions - Apply: 2

Answer

B.

Work Step by Step

The three unpaired outer shell electrons could each participate in one single covalent bond. This eliminates A. and C. for which the right number of unpaired electrons are not found, and D. is wrong since there are unpaired electrons to form covalent bonds.
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