what do u mean by valence of phosphorous is 3,5

Asked by  | 3rd Mar, 2008, 01:55: PM

Expert Answer:

Valency of P is 3 and 5 as it can combine and form compounds like PCl3 and PCl5 . So the combining capacity is 3 and 5 it stabilises by sharing 3 electrons and 5 electrons.

Answered by  | 3rd Mar, 2008, 02:50: PM

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