"Bronsted" and "Lewis" Interchangability

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Dhwani Krishnan 1G
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"Bronsted" and "Lewis" Interchangability

Postby Dhwani Krishnan 1G » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:39 pm

Are all Lewis acids bronsted acids and vice-versa? Is the same true for Bases?

ElliotPourdavoud 1A
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Re: "Bronsted" and "Lewis" Interchangability

Postby ElliotPourdavoud 1A » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:42 pm

I don't think this is the case, a Lewis acid is an acid that can accept an electron whilst bronsted acids are proton donors.

Dhwani Krishnan 1G
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Re: "Bronsted" and "Lewis" Interchangability

Postby Dhwani Krishnan 1G » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:45 pm

But both Bronsted and Lewis acids dissociate into Hydronium ions in water, correct?


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