Lecture4-notes

Lecture4-notes - 9/7/09 Essential Organic Chemistry...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
9/7/09 1 Reading: Chapter 2 Practice problems: those in text and 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 33, 34 Acids and Bases Essential Organic Chemistry Brønsted–Lowry Acids and Bases An acid is a proton donor A base is a proton acceptor acid base acid base Note that water can act as an acid or a base
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
9/7/09 2 Brønsted–Lowry Acids and Bases acid base The remaining species after the proton has been donated is the conjugate base . conjugate acid conjugate base Every acid–base reaction involving proton transfer has two conjugate acid–base pairs. The resulting species after the proton has been accepted is the conjugate acid . Lewis Acids and Bases A Lewis acid is an electron pair acceptor . (think empty orbital) (think filled orbital) A Lewis base is an electron pair donor . The result of a Lewis acid–base reaction is often called an
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 4
Background image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 07/02/2011 for the course CHEM R340 taught by Professor Tolbert during the Summer '11 term at Indiana.

Page1 / 5

Lecture4-notes - 9/7/09 Essential Organic Chemistry...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online