Difference

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Madelyn Cearlock
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Difference

Postby Madelyn Cearlock » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:20 pm

Can someone please explain to me the difference between Lewis acids/bases and bronsted?

Beatrice Petelo 1F
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Re: Difference

Postby Beatrice Petelo 1F » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:43 pm

Bronsted-Lowry definition:
acid: proton (H+ ion) donor
base: proton acceptor

Lewis definition:
acid: electron acceptor
base: electron donor

Millicent Navarro 1I
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Re: Difference

Postby Millicent Navarro 1I » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:55 pm

Acid:
Bronsted-Lowry definition → Proton donor
Lewis definition → Accepts e- pair

Base:
Bronsted-Lowry definition → Proton acceptor
Lewis definition → Donates e- pair


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