Nitrite: Definition, Structure & Formula


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What is the correct chemical formula of nitrite?

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1. What best describes the reason for the nitrite structure to have a negative charge?

2. Which of the following statements are true regarding nitrite?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz asks you to demonstrate your knowledge of the structure and formula of nitrites. You will need to be able to supply a definition in order to complete the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Get ready to answer questions that involve nitrite's:

  • Chemical formula
  • Negative charge
  • Properties as a ligand

Skills Practiced

Study skills you will improve by completing this quiz include:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on nitrite
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read statements that are true about nitrite and interpret them correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding salts that are produced by nitrite

Additional Learning

You are encouraged to continue learning about this subject with the help of the lesson entitled Nitrite: Definition, Structure & Formula. This lesson covers a variety of subjects, including:

  • Sources of nitrite
  • Nitrite's Lewis structure
  • Covalent bonds