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Which of the following statements regarding ozone is not correct?

$\begin{array}{1 1}\text{Ozone molecule is angular in shape}\\\text{Ozone is a resonance hybrid of the two structures}\\\text{The oxygen-oxygen bond length in ozone is identical with of molecular oxygen}\\\text{Ozone is used as germicide and disinfectant for the purification of air}\end{array} $

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Answer : The oxygen-oxygen bond length in ozone is identical with of molecular oxygen
The bond length in ozone is intermediate between those of single O-O and double O=O bonds.The bond angle is $O_3$ is $117^{\large\circ}$ with O-O distance 127.8pm.
answered Jul 24, 2014 by sreemathi.v
 
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