Aman Vaishnav , asked a question
Subject: Chemistry , asked on 4/10/11

 WHY NH3 IS MORE BASIC THAN PH3

Saksham Saxena , added an answer, on 29/2/12
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 NH3 is a more polar molecules  due to the dipoles between the hydrogen and the nitrogen ( electronegitivity difference  of 0.9). Picking up a proton gives the molecule a charge, but removes the dipoles. PH3 is non-polar

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