KOH

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melissa_dis4K
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KOH

Postby melissa_dis4K » Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:27 pm

Can someone pls explain how to draw the Lewis structure for KOH and how to determine if its a bronsted acid or a base? Thanks!

Nicholas Le 4H
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Re: KOH

Postby Nicholas Le 4H » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:02 pm

You would draw the lewis structure in terms of ionic compounds as it is not covalent, so thus you would draw K with a plus charge next to OH with a negative charge while showing the paired shared and lone electrons on and between the O and H. KOH is considered a strong lewis base and is usually not described by bronsted terminology.


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