Understand Phosphorous Oxyacid: Get Answers Here

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In summary, phosphorous oxyacid is a type of acid used in industrial and agricultural applications. It is a colorless, corrosive liquid with a sour taste and is a strong oxidizing agent. It is used in the production of fertilizers, detergents, insecticides, plastics, pharmaceuticals, and water treatment chemicals. Exposure to phosphorous oxyacid can cause irritation, burns, and other health effects, and it should be handled and stored with caution.
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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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The silver precipitate is silver hydroxide.

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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Related to Understand Phosphorous Oxyacid: Get Answers Here

What is phosphorous oxyacid?

Phosphorous oxyacid is a type of acid containing phosphorus, oxygen, and hydrogen atoms. It is commonly used in industrial and agricultural applications.

What are the properties of phosphorous oxyacid?

Phosphorous oxyacid is a colorless, odorless liquid with a sour taste. It is highly corrosive and can cause burns on contact with skin. It is also a strong oxidizing agent.

How is phosphorous oxyacid used in industry?

Phosphorous oxyacid is used in the production of fertilizers, detergents, and insecticides. It is also used in the production of plastics, pharmaceuticals, and water treatment chemicals.

What are the potential health effects of exposure to phosphorous oxyacid?

Exposure to phosphorous oxyacid can cause irritation and burns to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract. It can also cause nausea, vomiting, and difficulty breathing. Long-term exposure can lead to chronic health issues.

How can phosphorous oxyacid be safely handled and stored?

Phosphorous oxyacid should be handled with extreme caution, wearing appropriate protective gear such as goggles and gloves. It should be stored in a cool, dry place away from sources of heat and incompatible materials. It should also be stored in a properly labeled container.

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