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Offline Manchi0528

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Why isn't BF3 a nucleophile?
« on: October 16, 2018, 06:29:27 AM »
I wonder the fluorine atom in BF3 is more electronegative than boron atome and it has 3 lone pairs of electrons. Why isn't the fluorine atom nucleophilic?

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Re: Why isn't BF3 a nucleophile?
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2018, 06:55:26 AM »
Single flourine yes. But here we have bortriflouride. What is the situation with borone here?

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