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Atoms in a P4 molecule of white phosphorus are arranged regularly in the following way : (A) at the corners of a cube (B) at the corners of a octahedron (C) at the corners of a tetrahedron (D) at the centre and corners of a tetrahedron

Atoms in a P4
molecule of white phosphorus are arranged regularly in the following way :
(A) at the corners of a cube (B) at the corners of a octahedron
(C) at the corners of a tetrahedron (D) at the centre and corners of a tetrahedron

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Avinash
askIITians Faculty 1246 Points
7 years ago
(C) at the corners of a tetrahedron

Reason:
P4 molecule P atom in sp3 hybridised state

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