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Postby lauraxie2e » Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:52 pm

I know H+ would be a Lewis acid, but would this be the same for H-?

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Re: H^-

Postby Ryan Yee 1J » Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:32 pm

A lewis acid is defined by its ability to accept electrons. So since H- cant accept any more electrons, it would be a lewis base because it can donate an electron pair.

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