A Conversation for History of Chemistry - Acids and Bases

Incorrect formula. Yow!

Post 1


Under the heading of "Modern Acid-Base Theory", in the section about Lewis acids and bases, the formula for pentachloropyridine is given as Cl5C6N. This should read, Cl5C5N, where the N atom is part of the aromatic ring structure, presenting its lone pair of electrons to the passing world, (and thus making this compound a Lewis base).

Incorrect formula. Yow!

Post 2

Dr Hell

UNK! Of course... My bad! Thanks, colmunro... Will report that to update HQ as soon as possible.


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