Is a nitrate an example of an ion that forms resonance structures?

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Dec 3, 2016

Answer:

Well, you tell us......

Explanation:

A typical Lewis representation of nitrate anion is as #(O=)N^+(O^-)_2#.

The nitrogen is FORMALLY quaternized, and bears a positive charge. All of the oxygen atoms are equivalent. What does this suggest in regard to your question?