Chemistry (12th Edition)

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Chapter 19 - Acids, Bases, and Salts - 19 Assessment: 58

Answer

A Lewis Base DONATES a pair of electrons while a Lewis (A)cid (A)ccepts a pair of electrons. It is more "general" because it includes molecules that are not classified as Bronsted Lowry Acids or bases.

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A Lewis Base DONATES a pair of electrons while a Lewis (A)cid (A)ccepts a pair of electrons. It is more "general" because it includes molecules that are not classified as Bronsted Lowry Acids or bases.
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