In the Lewis formula of which of the species, the number of single, double and dative bonds are equal,

  • Option 1)

    N2O5

  • Option 2)

    HNO3

  • Option 3)

    SO2

  • Option 4)

    SOCl2

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in 

Lewis structure -

1. pair of bonded electrons is by means of a dash (-) usually called a bond 

2. Lone pairs or non-bonded electrons are represented by dots

3. Electron represent in the last shell of atoms are called valence electrons. 

- wherein

 

Lewis structure of N2O5

 Clearly, no. of single bonds = no. of double bonds =no. of dative bonds = 2

 


Option 1)

N2O5

correct

Option 2)

HNO3

Incorrect

Option 3)

SO2

Incorrect

Option 4)

SOCl2

Incorrect

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