chemistry about Arsenic(III)
Arsenic is in group five, so it's state should be [As-3] right?
like Nitrogen is [N-3]
but why when i find information online, people said that it should be [As+3]?
Can answer in CHINESE or ENGLISH , thankss
well i know it can be,
my i just want to ask why? isnt that they should only formed negative charge?
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Who told you that As should be +3 ?
I told you, Arsenic can be -3,+3 and +5
You should check the periodic table of element.
Told you the extra :
Nitrogen can be -3,-2,-1,+1,+2,+3,+4 and +5.
You may be amazed but I check the chemistry book which borrowed in library.Source(s): My Chemistry book