What is the oxidation number of N in HNO3?

The hydrogen atom in nitric acid, HNO3, has a +1 Oxidation Number, while each oxygen atom has a -2 Oxidation Number, according to rule number 3. The oxygen atoms have a total Oxidation Number of 3 x -2 = -6 because there are three of them.

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