Why is NH3 a stronger Lewis base than PH3?

Asked by Abhijith C | 6th Jan, 2013, 04:52: AM

Expert Answer:

Due to smaller atomic size the density of lone pair electrons on N in NH3 is larger than that of P in PH3. So, NH3 is a stronger Lewis base than that of PH3.

Answered by  | 6th Jan, 2013, 10:03: AM

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