Why are pyridine, H+, and AlCl3 considered Lewis Acids?

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Why are pyridine, H+, and AlCl3 considered Lewis Acids?

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Aug 21, 2011 11:52 am

Why are pyridine, H+, and AlCl3 considered Lewis Acids?

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Re: Why are pyridine, H+, and AlCl3 considered Lewis Acids?

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Aug 21, 2011 11:52 am

Pyridine is a base, it is basic because of the nitrogen on it that can donate its electron pair. H+ and AlCl3 are acidic because H+ and Al(3+) are electron deficient.


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