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Lewis Base & Acid

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:10 pm
by Dina Geotas 4A
What is the difference between a Lewis Base and a Lewis Acid? Which accepts a proton and which donates a proton?

Re: Lewis Base & Acid

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:24 pm
by Samantha Ito 2E
Lewis bases donate pairs of electrons (not protons) and Lewis acids accept pairs of electrons.

Re: Lewis Base & Acid

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:06 pm
by Phil Timoteo 1K
this is correct!
Samantha Ito 4B wrote:Lewis bases donate pairs of electrons (not protons) and Lewis acids accept pairs of electrons.