First slide
Covalent Bond
Question

Formal charge of oxygen in C..O.. is

Moderate
Solution

Formal charge = Number of electrons in free atom -  Electrons of lone pairs - Number of bonds.

Formal charge = 6 - 2 - 3.

Formal charge =  + 1.

Get Instant Solutions
When in doubt download our app. Now available Google Play Store- Doubts App
Download Now
Doubts App