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electrophile vs neutrophile

Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:14 pm
by nick_pantoja_3G
i know that electrophile (based on the root words) likes electrons, does that mean it is positive and wants a negative value, or that its negative and wants a positive value. thank you.

Re: electrophile vs neutrophile

Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:17 pm
by Shadi_Keyvani_1D
it is positive and wants to gain electrons!

Re: electrophile vs neutrophile

Posted: Sat Feb 25, 2017 3:30 pm
by Cinthia_Ramirez_3B
Electrophiles are positively charged and are attracted to electrons. Nucleophiles are negatively charged and donate electrons.