Question
Assertion

Red phosphorus is less volatile than white phosphorus

Reason

Red phosphorus has a discrete tetrahedral structure

Red phosphorus is less volatile than white phosphorus

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

Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect

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Solution
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Correct option is C)

Red phosphorus is less volatile than white phosphorus as its tendency to combust spontaneously is much less than white phosphorus.

Thus, Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect

Hence, the correct option is

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