Problem: Write balanced chemical equations to correspond to each of the following descriptions.When liquid phosphorus trichloride is added to water, it reacts to form aqueous phosphorous acid, H3PO3(aq), and aqueous hydrochloric acid.

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Reactant

Liquid phosphorus trichloride → PCl3 (l)

Water → H2O (l)


Product

Aqueous phosphorus acid → H3PO(aq)

Aqueous hydrochloric acid → HCl (aq)


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Write balanced chemical equations to correspond to each of the following descriptions.

When liquid phosphorus trichloride is added to water, it reacts to form aqueous phosphorous acid, H3PO3(aq), and aqueous hydrochloric acid.

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