The nitrogen ion have valency 3 then in case of NO3 Why the valency of nitrogen ion is considered to be 5?

Asked by jatin452002 | 7th Jun, 2017, 12:31: PM

Expert Answer:

In NO3 molecule, the oxidation state  of nitrogen is +3 as it gives 3 of its 5 valence electrons form its valence shell for bonding.

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 7th Jun, 2017, 05:21: PM