Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 3 - Sections 3.1-3.12 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 29d


$PCl_{3}$ - Molecular Compound

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$PCl_{3}$ is molecular because phosphorous is joined to chlorine (a non-metal joined to a non-metal). Since we know that two non-metal joined together form a molecular compound, $PCl_{3}$ is a molecular compound.
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