In P4 molecule phosphorus atoms are tetrahedrally arranged. The bond angle P�P�P in the molecule is

The P-P-P bond angle in a tetrahedral P4 molecule is 60°

The structure of phosphorous has the following characteristics:

  • Tetrahedron shape
  • P-P-P bond angle is 60°
  • There are six bonds in total
  • Four lone pair of electrons
  • Can form single bond with other atoms

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