Mon July 30, 2012 By: Aarushi

acid aqccepts a pair of electrons and a base donates a pair of electron...why pairs?

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Tue July 31, 2012
Acids do not always accept a lone pair,this is only the concept of Lewis that acids are those subsatances which is capable of accepting a pair of electrons.Accirding to this concept acids should have atleast one pair of electrons less.
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