Problem: Which of the following statements regarding Lewis acids and bases is/are correct?I A Lewis Acid is defined as an electron acceptorII BF3 is a Lewis Base that donates electrons from its filled Pz orbitalIII Cl- ions are Lewis Bases because they can donate electrons to Lewis Acids such as AlCl3.A. All statements are correctB. Only statements I and II are correctC. Only statement III is correctD. Only statement I and III are correctE. None of the statements is correct

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We are asked which of the following statements are true regarding Lewis acids and bases. 


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I A Lewis Acid is defined as an electron acceptor

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Which of the following statements regarding Lewis acids and bases is/are correct?

I A Lewis Acid is defined as an electron acceptor

II BF3 is a Lewis Base that donates electrons from its filled Pz orbital

III Cl- ions are Lewis Bases because they can donate electrons to Lewis Acids such as AlCl3.

A. All statements are correct

B. Only statements I and II are correct

C. Only statement III is correct

D. Only statement I and III are correct

E. None of the statements is correct

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