Lewis and Bronsted acid base and reactivity...following acid base section (3)

Lewis and Bronsted - Lewis Acids Bases Nucleophiles Electrophiles Dake Brnsted bases are electron-rich speciesthey are attracted to(partially

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Lewis Acids; Bases; Nucleophiles; Electrophiles Dake Lewis bases are electron-rich species—they are attracted to positively charged (electron deficient) centers. Lewis acids are electron deficient species. Brönsted bases are electron-rich species—they are attracted to (partially) positively charged hydrogen atom/proton centers. Brönsted acids are species having electron deficient hydrogen atom/proton centers. bases acids Lewis bases Lewis acids nucleophiles electrophiles Nucleophiles are electron-rich species—they are attracted to (partially) positively charged (electron deficient) carbon centers. Electrophiles are electron-deficient species. They are attracted to positively charged centers.
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Parallels Between LA; LB; Nuc; Elec Dake Brönsted acid-base reaction: Lewis acid-base reaction: “Lewis acid-base reaction”: nucleophilic substitution: Lewis base/ nucleophile Lewis acid/ electrophile Lewis base/ nucleophile Lewis acid/ electrophile nucleophile electrophile Bases react with acids; Lewis bases react with Lewis acids; nucleophiles react with electrophiles!
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Lewis and Bronsted - Lewis Acids Bases Nucleophiles Electrophiles Dake Brnsted bases are electron-rich speciesthey are attracted to(partially

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