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The correct order of the oxidation states of nitrogen in NO, N2O, NO2, and N2O3 is

(a)

NO2 < NO < N2O3 < N2O

(b)

N2O < NO < N2O3 < NO2

(c)

NO2 < N2O3 < NO <N2O

(d)

N2O < N2O3 < NO <NO2


Question ID - 52589 | Toppr Answer

The correct order of the oxidation states of nitrogen in NO, N2O, NO2, and N2O3 is

(a)

NO2 < NO < N2O3 < N2O

(b)

N2O < NO < N2O3 < NO2

(c)

NO2 < N2O3 < NO <N2O

(d)

N2O < N2O3 < NO <NO2

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Answer Key : (b) -

    (oxide)                      (oxidation state)

    N2O                             + 1

    NO                              + 2

    N2O3                           + 3

    NO2                             + 4

 So, N2O < NO < N2O3 < NO2



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