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Determining lewis acids

  1. Feb 24, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Which of the following reactants are lewis acids?

    H3O+ + N2H4 --> N2H5+ + H2O
    Ag+ + Cl- --> AgCl
    CaO + SO2 --> CaSO3
    GaCl3 + Cl- --> GaCl4

    2. Relevant equations
    Lewis acids are electron pair acceptors while lewis bases are electron pair donors

    3. The attempt at a solution

    My answer on which reactants are the lewis acids:

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  3. Feb 26, 2007 #2


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    You almost got everything right. Try to reconcile the answer to the second and fourth reaction.
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