Which of the following statements are correct about CO3^2– ?
(i) The hybridisation of central atom is sp3.
(ii) Its resonance structure has one C–O single bond and two C=O double bonds.
(iii) The average formal charge on each oxygen atom is 0.67 units.
(iv) All C–O bond lengths are equal.


NCERT Class XI
Chemistry - Exemplar Problems

Chapter 4. Chemical bonding and molecular structure

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  • Brainly User
2015-07-09T15:01:13+05:30
The answer is 
(iii) The average formal charge on each oxygen atom is 0.67 units.
(iv) All C–O bond lengths are equal.
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2015-07-09T15:13:42+05:30
The correct statement: (ii) and (iv).
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