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Why is zinc chloride a electrophile. Further is it a Lewis acid and if so why?

Why is zinc chloride a electrophile. Further is it a Lewis acid and if so why?

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Akash Kumar Dutta
98 Points
9 years ago

Zn in ZnCl2 has incomplete octet and as a result it can accept pairs of electrons and called lewis acid....and also an electrophile.

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