Is Phosphine (PH3) stable??? Explain with valid reasons.

Asked by GeoffreyRichards | 9th Nov, 2010, 05:00: PM

Expert Answer:

If you see the Lewis structure of phosphine then you can find out that phosphorous after making three bonds with hydrogen get its octet complete and each of the hydrogen get its duplet complete. by this process each and every atom in this molecule get stable.
 
Structure of PH3:
 
 
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Answered by  | 9th Nov, 2010, 06:01: PM

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