Solution: What is the total number of valence electrons that should be shown explicitly as bonding pairs and/or lone pairs in each contributing resonance structure of HCO 3– ?A. 24B. 25C. 26D. 27E. 28

Problem

What is the total number of valence electrons that should be shown explicitly as bonding pairs and/or lone pairs in each contributing resonance structure of HCO 3– ?

A. 24

B. 25

C. 26

D. 27

E. 28