Why did AlCl3 get substituted by Al(H2O)6?

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Why did AlCl3 get substituted by Al(H2O)6?

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Aug 21, 2011 11:53 am

Why did AlCl3 get substituted by Al(H2O)6?

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Re: Why did AlCl3 get substituted by Al(H2O)6?

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Aug 21, 2011 11:54 am

Al3+ forms a complex with water as ligands and Al3+ is a Lewis acid; therefore, AlCl3 gets substituted by Al(H2O)6.


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