Difference between Bronsted and Lewis

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gracehart
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Difference between Bronsted and Lewis

Postby gracehart » Thu Dec 01, 2016 1:04 am

What is the difference between Bronsted-Lowry and Lewis acids and bases?

Audrey Magsig 1E
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Re: Difference between Bronsted and Lewis

Postby Audrey Magsig 1E » Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:42 am

Bronsted-Lowrey deals with the transfer of a proton. Lewis acid and bases deal with the transfer of an electron pair. Note that a BL acid donates a proton whereas the Lewis acid accepts an electron pair


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