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Which of the following is an electron pair donor? a. Arrhenius acid b. Arrhenius base c....

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Which of the following is an electron pair donor?

a. Arrhenius acid

b. Arrhenius base

c. Bronsted-Lowry acid

d. Bronsted-Lowry base

e. Lewis acid

f. Lewis base

Acids and Bases:

Many scientists have given different definitions for defining acids and bases. The basic definition of an acid and a base is that an acid is a substance that releases {eq}H^+ {/eq} ions in the aqueous solution whereas a base is a substance that releases {eq}OH^- {/eq} ions in its aqueous solution.

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The correct option is (f.) Lewis base.

According to Lewis's concept, an acid is a substance that can accept a pair of electrons, whereas a base is a...

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The Bronsted-Lowry and Lewis Definition of Acids and Bases

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Chemist Johannes Bronsted and scientist Thomas Lowry proposed that an acid should be defined as a substance that can donate a proton, while a base is any substance that can accept protons. American chemist G.N. Lewis proposed a different theory. Learn about three popular scientific definitions of acids and bases.


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