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Polyatomic Ions Ions Highschool Chemistry

09/14/14

How is PCl5 a polyatomic compound and where did the ionic charge of 5 come from?

On the periodic table phosphorus charge is 3- and chloride charge is -1. I'm confused where the ionic charge of 5 came from.   I'm told that PCl5 is Polyatomic compound HOWEVER neither element is... more

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