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http://wwwchem.uwimona.edu.jm/courses/CHEM1902/IC10K_MG_oxygen.html

View Lewis dot diagrams showing resonance structures for ozone.

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View Lewis dot diagrams showing resonance structures for ozone and remember, both extremes are wrong: reality is the average of the two structures, not transitioning between them.

There are a net of 6 pairs of nonbonding electrons in ozone's structure, and 3 pairs of bonding electrons to total the 18 valence electrons. Bond order is actually 1.5 for each oxygen to oxygen bond.

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