Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 4 - Self-Assessment Quiz - Page 183: Q13


The correct answer is (a)

Work Step by Step

The oxidation state of oxygen is -2. The overall charge is -2, and there are 3 oxygen atoms. So, the oxidation state of carbon is +4.
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