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Is phosphate and phosphoric acid the same thing? Or are they different?


Is phosphate and phosphoric acid the same thing? Or are they different?

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If phosphate and phosphoric acid the same thing or different is to be explained.

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Phosphate has formula PO43- and it is a polyatomic ion which is obtained from of phosphoric acid, H3PO4.

Phosphates can be inorganic or organic.


Но —Р—оН
Phosphoric acid
Phosphate ion

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он P Но —Р—оН Phosphoric acid Phosphate ion


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