From the chemical formula of the compound: K4[O3POPO3]
K → Group 1A → +1 charge → K+
Since there are 4 K+ in the formula, the charge of pyrophosphate must be -4 to make the whole molecule neutral.
Describe the molecular geometry and hybridization of the N, P, or S atom of the following compound.
(d) K4[O3POPO3], potassium pyrophosphate, an ingredient in some toothpastes.
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