Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

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Chapter 14 - Acids and Bases - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 652d: 77a

Answer

$Al^{3+}$ is a Lewis acid.

Work Step by Step

- Metal cations are considered Lewis acids. - Since they have empty orbitals, they are capable of receiving electrons, making them Lewis acids.

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