metallic oxides are generally basic in nature . but osmium tetroxide is acidic . why ?? enplane in detail .

Asked by shuchi.saumya | 29th Aug, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Osmium tetraoxide is a lewis acid i.e., it  can accept a pair of electrons from a Lewis base, B.

Answered by  | 31st Aug, 2010, 10:11: AM

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