Predict the ordering. from shortest to longest. of the bond lengths in co. co2. and co2−3.

predicting the ordering of the C-O bond lengths inCO, CO2,
and CO32- .
   I appreciate it .
   for CO the Lewis structureis      :C≡ O:
for CO2 the Lewis structureis    ::O=C=O::
for CO32-   the Lewisstructure is    [::O=C|O:::-O:::]2- sorry this is a baddrawing.. but you got the picture.   
but how do I predict the ordering of the C-O bond lengths in CO, CO2, andCO32-

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