Acid/Base Theory

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[SOLVED] Acid/Base Theory

hi! verification please!

Not all lewis acids are bronsted-lowry acids. but bronstred-lowry acids are lewis acids?

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true.
Lewis acids are electron pair acceptors - CO2 is a Lewis acid - can accept a pair of electrons from O on OH-, HCl is a Lewis acid - it can accept a pair of electrons from O on OH-;
B-L acids are proton donor - HCl is a proton donor but CO2 is not a proton donor
 

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