Strong Lewis Bases?

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Inderpal Singh 2L
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Strong Lewis Bases?

Postby Inderpal Singh 2L » Tue Dec 15, 2020 2:35 pm

What are the common characteristics of a strong versus weak Lewis base?

Sahiti Annadata 3D
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Re: Strong Lewis Bases?

Postby Sahiti Annadata 3D » Tue Dec 15, 2020 2:59 pm

Strong bases are generally composed of a cation from the first 2 groups in the periodic table and a hydroxyl group. The strong bases ionize completely while weak bases do not.

Sana Nagori 2H
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Re: Strong Lewis Bases?

Postby Sana Nagori 2H » Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:52 pm

Oxides and Hydroxides of group 1 and 2 elements!

Logan Wiedemann 3J
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Re: Strong Lewis Bases?

Postby Logan Wiedemann 3J » Tue Dec 15, 2020 5:37 pm

A cation from the first two groups of the periodic table bonded with a hydroxide group are typically strong bases!


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