. Assertion: Atomicity of Phosphorus is 4


Reason: Atomicity is the number of atoms present in one molecule.

A: Both Assertion and Reason are correct and the Reason is the correct explanation of the Assertion

B: Both Assertion and Reason are correct but the Reason is not the correct explanation of the Assertion

C: Assertion is correct but the Reason is incorrect

D: Assertion is incorrect but the Reason is correct

Best Answer

Correct Option is: (B) 

Both Assertion and Reason are correct but the Reason is not the correct explanation of the Assertion

Explanation:

Atomicity is defined as the total number of atoms present in the molecule of a substance.

The atomicity of Phosphorus is 4 as it is a tetravalent element.

Thus, both the assertion and reason are correct but reason is not the correct explanation of assertion.

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