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Textbook Problem

In the following reactions, label each reactant as a Lewis acid or a Lewis base.

  1. a BeF 2 + 2 F BeF 4 2
  2. b Ag + + 2 CN Ag ( CN ) 2

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Each reactant as Lewis acid or a Lewis base in the given reaction has to be identified.

Concept introduction:

Lewis acid:

A species which can form a covalent bond by accepting electron pairs for the species is said to be Lewis acid.

Lewis base:

A species which can form a covalent bond by donating electron pairs for the species is said to be Lewis base.

Explanation

(a)

From the given reaction information, every fluorine ion can donate one pair of electrons to beryllium in BeF2 so, F- ion acts as a Lewis base and the BeF2 acts as Lewis acid

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