Problem: Classify each of the following as a Lewis acid or a Lewis base: B(OH) 3OF2Cl-SO3 Na+

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Lewis Acids

• electron pair acceptor
• has H+ or positive metals
• central element - less than 8 electrons

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Classify each of the following as a Lewis acid or a Lewis base: 

B(OH) 3

OF2

Cl-

SO3 

Na+

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