Question

How many bonding electron pairs are there in white phosphorus?

Solution

Correct option is

6

The structure of while phosphours (P4) is

                        

Hence bonding electron pairs are 6.

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Q3

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Q4

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Q5

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Q6

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Q7

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Q8

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Q9

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Q10

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