For the following reaction, indicate which reactant is the Lewis acid and which is the Lewis base.
a. BF3 is the Lewis acid.
b. BF3 is the Lewis base.
c. CH3OH is the Lewis acid.
d. CH3OH is the Lewis base.
e. This not a Lewis acid-base reaction.
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