Why is it OH- rather than HO-?

Asked by jatin452002 | 6th Jun, 2017, 01:44: PM

Expert Answer:

OH- and HO- both are fine and acceptable. It will be more accurate if you write HO- because the negative charge is present on oxygen.

Answered by Arvind Diwale | 6th Jun, 2017, 04:36: PM