Lewis vs. bronsted

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Katie Clark 3B
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Lewis vs. bronsted

Postby Katie Clark 3B » Sat Nov 28, 2015 5:37 pm

Can someone explain the difference between the Lewis definition and Brosted definition for acids and bases?

Erin Min
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Re: Lewis vs. bronsted

Postby Erin Min » Sat Nov 28, 2015 6:13 pm

Lewis acid is electron pair acceptor
Lewis base is electron pair donor

Bronsted acid is proton (H+) donor
Bronsted base is proton (H+) acceptor

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