How Many Resonance Structures Can Be Drawn For Ozone O3

How Many Resonance Structures Can Be Drawn For Ozone O3. Ozone, o3, has a resonance structure. Express your answer numerically as an integer view available hint (s) submit part.

Why can't the O3 structure be this? (see image) chemhelp
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1 bond + 3 lone pairs = negatively charged oxygen atom. Ozone molecules are three oxygen atoms bonded in succession, they are not in a ring.the middle oxygen, according to the lewis structure, needs one double bon. Ozone, or o3, has two major structures of resonance that contribute equally to the molecule’s overall hybrid structure.

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