Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 8 - Covalent Bonding - Standardized Test Prep: 12

Answer

Both statements are true, carbon monoxide (CO) has a triple bond because carbon has four valence electrons and oxygen has six valence electrons.

Work Step by Step

Both statements are true, carbon monoxide (CO) has a triple bond because carbon has four valence electrons and oxygen has six valence electrons.
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