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why ph5 not exist

why ph5 not exist

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Akash Kumar Dutta
98 Points
9 years ago

its against octet rule

Vikas TU
14149 Points
9 years ago

In PH5 phosphorous bears -5 charge dute to 5 hydrogens, which isnot possible.

 

 

plzapprove!

FITJEE
43 Points
9 years ago

PCl5 can exist but PH5 cannot because as we know that P has electron in its d orbital and to pair it P overlap with the p orbital of chlorine which can''t be possible with s orbitals of hydrogen atom. Smile

 

 

 

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