Bronsted v Lewis acids and bases

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Bronsted v Lewis acids and bases

Postby 005321227 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:37 am

Can someone explain the difference between bronsted and Lewis acids and bases, and also conjugate? I dont understand the differences between them

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Re: Bronsted v Lewis acids and bases

Postby 605208780 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:04 pm

The Lewis definition encompasses the bronsted defintion. Lewis acids can accept an electron pair, while Lewis bases can donate an electron pair where a Bronsted-Lowry acid is defined as a substance that gives up or donates hydrogen ions


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