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Solution - Oxidation States of Phosphorus in the Phosphorus Trichloride - CBSE (Science) Class 12 - Chemistry

Question

What are the oxidation states of phosphorus in the following:

 PCl

Solution

Let the oxidation state of p be x

PCl3

x + 3(-1) = 0

x - 3 = 0

x = +3

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 NCERT Chemistry Textbook for Class 12 Part 1 (with solutions)
Chapter 7: The p-block Elements
Q: 31.2 | Page no. 207

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Solution for question: Oxidation States of Phosphorus in the Phosphorus Trichloride concept: null - Oxoacids of Phosphorus. For the courses CBSE (Science), CBSE (Arts), PUC Karnataka Science, CBSE (Commerce)
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