Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 16 Principles of Chemical Reactivity: The Chemistry of Acids and Bases - 16-10 The Lewis Concept of Acids and Bases - Review & Check for Section 16-10 - Page 627: 1



Work Step by Step

Of the given options, only BCl3 can accept a pair of nonbonding electrons, in the boron atom, without violating the octet rule. PH3 has one, H2S has two and HS- has three pairs of nonbonding electrons.
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