White Phosphorous is represented by which among the following symbols?

White Phosphorous is represented by which among the following symbols?
[A]P1
[B]P2
[C]P3
[D]P4

P4
The most important form of elemental phosphorus from the perspective of applications and chemical literature is white phosphorus. It consists of tetrahedral P4 molecules, in which each atom is bound to the other three atoms by a single bond. This P4 tetrahedron is also present in liquid and gaseous phosphorus up to the temperature of 800 °C when it starts decomposing to P2 molecules.

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