Problem: True or false? If false, explain why the statement is wrong.(A) all Lewis acids are Bronsted acids(B) the conjugate base of an acid always carries a negative charge(C) the percent ionization of a base increases with its concentration in solution(D) a solution of barium fluoride is acidic

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We're being asked to determine if each statement would be true or false.

Let's check each given statement:

(A) all Lewis acids are Bronsted acids

Recall the definitions of Lewis and Bronsted acids:

Lewis acid is an electron pair acceptor.

Bronsted-Lowry acid → proton (H+) donor

Some characteristics of a Lewis acid:

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True or false? If false, explain why the statement is wrong.

(A) all Lewis acids are Bronsted acids

(B) the conjugate base of an acid always carries a negative charge

(C) the percent ionization of a base increases with its concentration in solution

(D) a solution of barium fluoride is acidic

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