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Which is the correct formula for nitrogen (1) oxide?


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NO

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N2O

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NO2

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N2O3

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Solution

The correct option is A

N2O


The oxidation number for oxygen is -2 and oxidation number for nitrogen is +1.Since this is a compound , the oxidation of atoms in the compound must be equal to zero. In N2O, note how N(-2)(+1)or a+2 charge will cancel out -2 charge of one oxygen ion.


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