Why is BF3 a weaker acid compared to BCl3 ?????????????

Asked by  | 15th Mar, 2008, 10:06: PM

Expert Answer:

As F is having highest E.N it attracts the electron pair more strongly towards it when compared to Cl hence in BF3 the B F bonds are strong and it holds the lone pair of electrons. .

Answered by  | 17th Apr, 2008, 12:38: AM

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