# What is the covalent compound formula for phosphoric acid?

##### 1 Answer
Jan 12, 2017

For $\text{phosphoric acid}$?

#### Explanation:

${H}_{3} P {O}_{4}$ $\equiv$ $O = P {\left(O H\right)}_{3}$; we have a $\text{phosphorus V}$ centre here. Note that this is a DIACID in water.