Problem: Which are Lewis acids and which are Lewis bases?(a) Mg2+ (b) OH− (c) SiF4 (d) BeCl2

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Based on the Lewis definition:

Lewis acid is an electron pair acceptor.

Lewis base is an electron pair donor.

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Which are Lewis acids and which are Lewis bases?

(a) Mg2+ 

(b) OH− 

(c) SiF4 

(d) BeCl2

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