Q. 57

PCl5 reacts with finely divided silver on heating and a white silver salt is obtained, which dissolves on adding excess aqueous NH3 solution. Write the reactions involved to explain what happens.

Answer :

PCl5 reacts with silver to form white silver salt(AgCl). Which than dissolves on adding excess aqueous NH3 to form soluble complex

PCl5 + 2Ag 2AgCl(white ppt.) + PCl3


Agcl + 2NH3(aq) [Ag(NH3)]+Cl-


Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Related Videos
List of p Block ElementsList of p Block ElementsList of p Block Elements45 mins
Introduction to p Block ElementsIntroduction to p Block ElementsIntroduction to p Block Elements49 mins
Mastering Inorganic | p Block elements part 1Mastering Inorganic | p Block elements part 1Mastering Inorganic | p Block elements part 144 mins
Mastering Inorganic | p Block elements part 2Mastering Inorganic | p Block elements part 2Mastering Inorganic | p Block elements part 245 mins
p Block Elements - Kick Start Your Preparationp Block Elements - Kick Start Your Preparationp Block Elements - Kick Start Your Preparation43 mins
Most Common Questions on  P BlockMost Common Questions on  P BlockMost Common Questions on P Block41 mins
Lets Play KBC on Group 16 elements ( Quiz)Lets Play KBC on Group 16 elements ( Quiz)Lets Play KBC on Group 16 elements ( Quiz)37 mins
Cover Complete P-Block with QuestionsCover Complete P-Block with QuestionsCover Complete P-Block with Questions44 mins
Most Interesting Questions on Group 15 elements (p-block)Most Interesting Questions on Group 15 elements (p-block)Most Interesting Questions on Group 15 elements (p-block)37 mins
Previous Year Questions on P-blockPrevious Year Questions on P-blockPrevious Year Questions on P-block46 mins
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
caricature
view all courses