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Phosphorous oxyacid

  1. Jul 2, 2016 #1

    TT0

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    The silver precipitate is silver hydroxide. The acid is a diprotic acid. However, I don't really know how does the bonding effect it's ability to donate H+. Also what are the arrows in molecules 2, 3, 4? Can someone explain this to me.

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  3. Jul 2, 2016 #2

    Borek

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    No, it is metallic silver, so the silver was reduced.

    Please check what your book says about phosphoric acids, it definitely must mention what kinds of bonds are present.
     
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