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 Is boric acid a Lewis acid?

Answer Yes. A Lewis acid is an electron pair acceptor. The boron atom in boric acid, B(OH)3, has an empty shell, able to accept a fourth electron pair. For example, it can accept oxygen's electrons in an ... Read More »
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Is H2O Lewis acid or base?

According to the Lewis definition of acids and bases, an acid is a substance that can accept one pair of electrons; a base is a substance that can give away one pair of electrons. By this definitio... Read More »
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Is GC tooth mousse safe for regular use since it contains phosphoric acid. would the acid corrode your teeth?

It is safe; don't contain phosphoric acid but some phosphates.
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Is carbon dioxide released in fermentation of pyruvic acid to lactic acid?

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Does Citric Acid or Tannic Acid Clean Pennies Best?

Cleaning pennies with citric acid is a popular method to revitalize tarnished coins. The acid works by dissolving the tarnish that is actually copper oxide, which then allows the natural shine of t... Read More »
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