Posted by Sean on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 4:57pm.
Which of the following is a Lewis acid?
(For polyatomic species, consider the Lewis acid behaviour of the central atom).
a. ) NH3
b. ) F-
c. ) H2O
d. ) PF5
e. ) BF3
- Chemistry - Sean, Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 5:01pm
Don't know why the options didn't show.
- Chemistry - DrBob222, Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 5:11pm
The others didn't show probably because you tried to copy and paste. That doesn't work. You must type what you want to post.
Draw the Lewis electron dot structure for each of the molecules you list. Then look to see which of the central ions can accept electrons.
- Chemistry - Sean, Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 5:25pm
Thanks for the headsup.
Yeh I have drawn the Lewis structures. How do I know which ions can accept electrons? Does that mean it has a unpaired electron?
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