why is NO2 called nitric oxide and not nitric monoxide

Asked by Praful Kizupadathu Mohandas | 27th Oct, 2012, 03:38: PM

Expert Answer:

Mono means one. and there is two oxygen atoms so the name is nitric oxide.and also ic word is use for the maximum valency.

Answered by  | 27th Oct, 2012, 10:43: PM

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