When liquid phosphorous trichloride is added to water, it reacts violently to form aqueous phosphorous acid and aqueous hydrochloric acid.Nomenclature, formula writing, and chemical equations. Use...

When liquid phosphorous trichloride is added to water, it reacts violently to form aqueous phosphorous acid and aqueous hydrochloric acid.

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The formula is: PCl3 (l) + 4H2O -----> H3PO4 (aq) + 3HCl (aq) 

The chemical equation is phosphorus trichloride (PCl3) + water (H20) ----> phosphoric acid (H3PO4) + hydrochloric acid (HCl). The balanced equation is shown. 

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