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Determine if each of the following are Lewis acids or Lewis Bases.

NH3

H^+1

AlCl3

Cl^-1.

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Lewis base is a chemical entity which can donate electrons and is called a donor. Lewis acid is the reverse, any chemical entity which accepts electrons. ...

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Lewis base is a chemical entity which can donate electrons and is called a donor. Lewis acid is the reverse, any chemical entity which accepts electrons. The solution identifies which chemicals meet these criteria.

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