Lewis acid & Bronstead Acid

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Abigail Menchaca_1H
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Lewis acid & Bronstead Acid

Postby Abigail Menchaca_1H » Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:39 pm

What's the difference between a Lewis acid and a Bronstead acid?

SMIYAZAKI_1B
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Re: Lewis acid & Bronstead Acid

Postby SMIYAZAKI_1B » Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:42 pm

A Bronsted acid is a proton/H+ donor and a Lewis acid is an electron acceptor, while the each bronsted and Lewis base has complementary characteristic.

Jared_Yuge
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Re: Lewis acid & Bronstead Acid

Postby Jared_Yuge » Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:43 pm

A bronstead acid donates a proton (H+) while a lewis acid takes electrons

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Re: Lewis acid & Bronstead Acid

Postby 205154661_Dis2J » Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:59 pm

A Lewis acid is an electron acceptor while a Bronsted acid is a proton donor.


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