Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 8 Bonding and Molecular Structure - Study Questions: 32

Answer

See the answer below.

Work Step by Step

a and b) H, even though oxygen and nitrogen have a +1 formal charge, they are more electronegative than H, so the positive charge is distributed among the hydrogens. c and d) N, nitrogen is less electronegative and has a formal charge of +1.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.