Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 8 Bonding and Molecular Structure - Study Questions - Page 337b: 32


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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.
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