Red Phosphorus is Used in the Manufacture of Safety Matches :

Red phosphorus is used in the manufacture of safety matches. This is due to the fact that

  1. It shows phosphorescence
  2. at ordinary temperature, it is less reactive than other varieties of phosphorus
  3. it cannot be converted to white phosphorus on heating
  4. it does not react with halogen on heating
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 4th November 2015 in Physics.
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    Answer: (2) at ordinary temperature, it is less reactive than other varieties of phosphorus.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 5th November 2015.
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