Problem: The standard state of phosphorus at 25oC is P4. This molecule has four equivalent P atoms, no double or triple bonds, and no expanded octets. Draw its Lewis structure.

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The standard state of phosphorus at 25oC is P4. This molecule has four equivalent P atoms, no double or triple bonds, and no expanded octets. Draw its Lewis structure.

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