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How to calculate formal charge in Nitrite Ion?

  1. Nov 29, 2017 #1
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    How to calculate formal charge in Nitrite Ion

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    I have counted the total violence electrons 5 + 6 (2) + 1 = 18
     

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  3. Nov 30, 2017 #2

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    Hmm... interesting concept..."violence electrons". Wonder what the pacifist electrons think?
     
  4. Nov 30, 2017 #3
    Sorry it should be ''Valence electrons''
     
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