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# Assertion :Red phosphorus is less reactive than yellow phosphorus. Reason: Red phosphorus is insoluble in $$CS_2$$ whereas white phosphorus is soluble.

A
Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion
B
Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion
C
Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
D
Assertion is incorrect but Reason is correct

Solution

## The correct option is B Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for AssertionRed phosphorus is less reactive than yellow phosphorus as red phosphorus is stable form of phosphorus.Red phosphorus is insoluble in $$CS_2$$ whereas white phosphorus is soluble.The correct option is (B)Chemistry

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