Lewis vs Bronsted

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chris_tsai_4H
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Lewis vs Bronsted

Postby chris_tsai_4H » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:12 pm

What is the difference between Bronsted acids and bases and Lewis acids and bases?

Henri_de_Guzman_3L
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Re: Lewis vs Bronsted

Postby Henri_de_Guzman_3L » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:14 pm

Lewis Acids and Bases are electron pair acceptors and donors respectively.
Bronsted Acids and Bases are proton donors and acceptors respectively.

Harshita Talkad 4L
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Re: Lewis vs Bronsted

Postby Harshita Talkad 4L » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:15 pm

Lewis acids accept lone pairs and Lewis bases donate lone pairs. Bronsted acids donate protons and Bronsted bases accept protons.

Alex Alonso - 4F
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Re: Lewis vs Bronsted

Postby Alex Alonso - 4F » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:15 pm

Bronsted acids are proton donors, while bronsted bases are proton acceptors.

Lewis acids are electron pair acceptors, while lewis bases are electron pair donors.

Vanadium Wang 4H
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Re: Lewis vs Bronsted

Postby Vanadium Wang 4H » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:15 pm

A Bronsted acid donates protons and a Bronsted base accepts protons. A Lewis acid accepts an electron pair and a Lewis base donates electron pairs. Also, a conjugate acid accepts protons and conjugate base donates protons.

I am Sodium Funny
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Re: Lewis vs Bronsted

Postby I am Sodium Funny » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:16 pm

Bronsted acids donate protons and Bronsted bases accept protons.
Lewis acids accept lone pairs and Lewis bases donate lone pairs.

Riley Dean 2D
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Re: Lewis vs Bronsted

Postby Riley Dean 2D » Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:21 am

Bronsted focuses more on the transfer of protons and lewis focuses more on the transfer of pairs of electrons

Manas_Varma_4B
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Re: Lewis vs Bronsted

Postby Manas_Varma_4B » Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:21 pm

Bronsted acids donate protons, and bronsted bases accept protons; while Lewis acids accept electrons, and Lewis bases donate electrons.

805169754
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Re: Lewis vs Bronsted

Postby 805169754 » Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:24 pm

They are both essentially different approaches to acids and bases like the above posts have explained. The Lewis definition of acids and bases is just a bit more broad.

Jaqueline Monreal 2L
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Re: Lewis vs Bronsted

Postby Jaqueline Monreal 2L » Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:40 pm

for bronsted : acids donate protons and bases accepts protons
for lewis: acids accept electrons and bases donate electron

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Re: Lewis vs Bronsted

Postby Grace Diaz 3F » Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:57 pm

Lewis acids and bases are associated with the formation of molecules through electron donation, Lewis acids accept electrons and Lewis bases donate electron pairs. Bronsted Acids have to do with protons. Bronsted acids donate H+ abd Bronsted bases accept them


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