Chemistry (4th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 9 - Section 9.3 - Valence Bond Theory - Checkpoint: 9.3.2

Answer

b) 3

Work Step by Step

Nitrogen in its ground state has three unpaired electrons and requires three bonds to fill its valence shell.
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