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Discuss the attractive and repulsive interactions that could be used to rationalize the structural observations

that the Si3N fragment in trisilylamine (H3Si)3N is planar , but trisilylphosphine (H3Si)3P is pyramidal .



Discuss  the bonding and repulsive interactions that result in making phosphate (PO43-) the most stable phosphorus (V) oxyanion , but nitrate (NO3-) instead of orthonitrate (NO43- ) as  the most stable  nitrogen (V) oxyanion .

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