Problem: Draw the product of the Lewis acid-base reaction. Label the electrophile and nucleophileBr2 + FeBr3 →

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Based on the Lewis definition:

Lewis acid is an electron pair acceptor.

Some characteristics of a Lewis acid:

When hydrogen is connected to an electronegative element such as P, O, N, S or halogens

▪ hydrogen gains a partially positive charge → makes hydrogen act as a Lewis acid

Positively charged metal ions

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Draw the product of the Lewis acid-base reaction. Label the electrophile and nucleophile

Br2 + FeBr3

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