Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals - Exercises - Page 993: 22.60e


$K_{3}P$, Oxidation state of Phosphorus is -3

Work Step by Step

Net oxidation state of a compound is 0, hence: K: +1 x 3 = +3, hence P should have oxidation state of -3
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