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i often get confused in distinguishing in bronsted acids/bases and lewis acids/bases

7 years ago


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Dear student,

In the Lowry-Brønsted model: "A Brønsted acid is a proton donor, and a Brønsted base is a proton acceptor (abstractor)".

In the Lewis model: "A Lewis acid is an electron-pair acceptor, and Lewis base is an electron-pair donor ".


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