Ans : Maximum oxidation state (O.S.) shown by P-atom is +5 which is shown by this elements in PCl5. Thus : (i) If PCl5 (P = +5) acts as an OA, then it would be reduced to some compound in which P-atom would show an O.S. lower than +5.
|Title||:||Modern Inorganic Chemistry|
|Author||:||R.D.Madan & Satya Prakash, R. D. Madan|
|Publisher||:||S. Chand - 1987-05-01|