Lewis Base & Acid

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Dina Geotas 4A
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Lewis Base & Acid

Postby Dina Geotas 4A » Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:10 pm

What is the difference between a Lewis Base and a Lewis Acid? Which accepts a proton and which donates a proton?

Samantha Ito 2E
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Re: Lewis Base & Acid

Postby Samantha Ito 2E » Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:24 pm

Lewis bases donate pairs of electrons (not protons) and Lewis acids accept pairs of electrons.

Phil Timoteo 1K
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Re: Lewis Base & Acid

Postby Phil Timoteo 1K » Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:06 pm

this is correct!
Samantha Ito 4B wrote:Lewis bases donate pairs of electrons (not protons) and Lewis acids accept pairs of electrons.


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