why phosphorus is stored in water

Phosphorus is poisonous and can spontaneously ignite when it comes in contact with air.That's why its stored underwater to prevent its contact with air

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 Phosphorus is highly reactive with water. When it comes in contact with water, it reacts vigorously. So to avoid this reaction and its resulting problems, it is stored in water, thus, cutting off the air supply.

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 phosphorus is stored in water because it is very reactive metal and can be popped  up when it is keep out of water.  

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abhishek ojha sorry to tell phosphorus is a non metal!!.
 
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The reason phosphorus stored in water is because it will ignite on contact with air.
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Phosphorus is stored in water because it is highly reactive non metal.
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Why phosphorus should be kept immersed under water

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Phosphorous is a very reactive and poisonous non-metal that reacts with air at room temperature.
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This is very reactive metal and  when exposed to air it can burn spontaneously. But it does not reacts with water. So  we store Phosporus in water.
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It is insoluble in water, but soluble in carbon disulfide. It takes fire spontaneously in air, burning to the pentoxide. White phosphorus should be kept under water, as it is dangerously reactive in air, and it should be handled with forceps, as contact with the skin may cause severe burns.
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Phosphorus is kept under kerosene because they catch fire on coming in contact with water.
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Water also contain oxygen then how phosphorus does not react
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As phosphorous is a highly reactive gas can explode when came in room temprature
 
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white phosphorus readily catches fire in air and forms dense white fumes (P4O10)
therefore , it is stored under water.
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Phosphorous is very reactive non-metal. It reacts vigorously with air. To prevent the contact of air with phosphorous it is stored in water.
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Phosphorus is a very reactive non-metal. It catches fire if exposed to air. To prevent the contact of phosphorus with atmospheric oxygen, it is stored in water.
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Phosphorus is highly reactive and burns spontaneously in contact with air. So it is stored in water.
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Because its ignition temp. is low
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Please find this answer

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because it reacts with water and air because its combustion in the atmosphere is spontaneous.
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it is a very reactive non-metal .
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Because it is highly reactive non metal.so it is stored in water.......
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Because it is highly or very reactive non metal. So,it is stored in water........
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Sorry i have answered two times
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Only white phosphorus is stored in water because it bursts suddenly into flames in air. As it is very reactive mineral it is stored in water
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phosphorus?is highly reactive, and spontaneously ignites at about 30?C in moist air. It is usually?storedunder?water, to prevent exposure to the air. It is also extremely toxic, even in very small quantities.
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because it was soluble in water
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because the phosphorusis soluble in water
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Phosphorus?is poisonous and can spontaneously ignite when it comes in contact with air.That's why its stored underwater to prevent its contact with air
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Phosphorus vigourously reacts with hence they are stored in water to prevent reactions beetween pjosphorus and air.
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Because it has a low ignition temperature and will burn in room temperature
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Phosphorus is stored in water?because?phosphorus?is very reactive non metal. To prevent the contact of?phosphorus?with atmospheric oxygen,it is?stored in water. Whereas,sodium is very reactive. It reacts vigorously with oxygen and?water.
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Phosphorus is a very reactive in air so it is stored in water
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This is very reactive metal and  when exposed to air it can burn spontaneously. But it does not reacts with water. So  we store Phosporus in water.
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dear sidharth ,
phosphorous is a highly reactive metal which is stored in water ,it burns vigrously when exposed to air
refer NCERT for more details
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Because it is highly reactive
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Phosphorus is stored in water because it is highly reacted with the air
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It is stored in water as it is highly reactive with air
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Phosphorus?is poisonous and can spontaneously ignite when it comes in contact with air.That's why its stored underwater to prevent its contact with air
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Because of rain
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I think it is because Phosphorus is very reactive nonmetal when it exposed to air it catches fire to prevent the contact of phosphorus with atmospheric oxygen it is stored in water
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Hello
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PHOSPHORUS IS STORED IN WATER BECAUSE OF ITS VIGOROUS REACTION WITH ATMOSPHERE. IT CATCHES FIRE IMMEDIATELY WHEN IT COMES IN CONTACT WITH THE ATMOSPHERE.
 
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PHOSPHORUS IS STORED IN WATER BECAUSE OF ITS VIGOROUS REACTION WITH ATMOSPHERE. IT CATCHES FIRE IMMEDIATELY WHEN IT COMES IN CONTACT WITH THE ATMOSPHERE.
 
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Is it ok

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main mujhe 6 baje kam dijiye Aaj
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White phosphorus is highly reactive, and spontaneously ignites at about 30°C in moist air. It is usually stored under water, to prevent exposure to the air. It is also extremely toxic, even in very small quantities.
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Because it is a very reactive metal and can burn by the contact with air
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Phosphorus is stored in water because it is highly reactive with the oxygen present in air.
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Due to increase in the carbon dioxide the glaciers from the poles are getting melted and water level from the sea and ocean increases and hence cause the global warming
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because its is very reactive !!
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Phosphorus is stored in water because it is highly reactive with air , and so it is stored in water to prevent contact with air .
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Petroleum reacts with air vigorously . But it does not react with water . So , it is stored in water .
 
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Phospohrus is stored in water beacuse it is highly reactive with air and will catch fire vigorously if it comes in contact with the air.
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what is Impact of using excess of fossil fuels
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Because we must be helthy
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