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is a stable from  of phosphorus. The percentage of p-character in the orbital forming (P - P) bonds in is 

A

25

B

33

C

50

D

75

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D

75

The percentage of p-character in forming P-P bonds in P4 molecule is: 0. In forming P4molecule, P atom uses sp3 hybrid orbitals. Thus, p-character in hybrid orbitals is 75%. S character is 25%

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