1.Weak Lewis acids and bases2.Metal ions as acidsalkali and alkaline earth metals (groups I and II) are strong Lewis basesfirst step in formic carbonic acidLikewise: SO2+ H2O ↔H2SO3
Table of Acids by propertiesStrongHClHBrHIH2SO4HNO3HClO4 HClO3Most strong acids are oxoacids. Polar H-X bond.WeakHFH2SO3HNO2H3PO4HClO2 HClOHBrOH3BO3CH3COOH C6H5OHOrganic acids are weak acids. (Most are also oxo-acids)http://www2.wwnorton.com/college/chemistry/gilbert/tutorials/ch16.htm16.3, sections 3-5
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