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-Group 15,Period 3, Non-Metal
- 15 protons, 15 electrons, 16 newtons.
An atomic number of 15 and an atomic mass o of 30.974 amu.
-Phosphorus occurs in more than one form. One of these is waxy and white, and another is a dark, red powder.
-The waxy, white form of phosphorus glows in the dark
-Its melting point is 44.1
-Its density is 1.8 g/cm
-Its boiling point is 280 degrees.
they're made from different materials than gunpowder, matches contain the same kinds of ingredients necessary for fire, which explains why they can be as explosive.
Phosphorus is a very important element in fertilizers. Plants need small amounts of phosphorus to grow up healthy. People also need phosphorus and they get it by eating plants.
Phosphorus is also used to make dishes. Fine china is very expensive because a lot of special procedures go into making it. Phosphorus is one of the special elements that are used to make that fine china.
Phosphorus tribromide is a colourless liquid with the formula PBr₃. It is a colourless liquid that fumes in moist air due to hydrolysis and has a penetrating odour. It is used in the laboratory for the conversion of alcohols to alkyl bromides.
Magnesium Phosphate has the ability to bind ammonia gases and transports them out of the body. Often, ammonia occurs because of the decomposition of tissue during digestive activity.
Phosphorus is the sixth most abundant element in living organisms; its compounds are vital for life.
White phosphorus ignites spontaneously in the air; Red phosphorus needs friction to ignite.
Phosphorus has 23 stable isotopes.