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    I'm reading the OCR A chemistry text book, one of the questions is: Define an Electrophile.
    I believe that an Electrophile is a species that accepts a pair of electrons.
    However, the answers in the back for this question is, I quote, "An electron pair donor". Am I wrong or..?
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    You're right mate, a nucleophile is an electron pair donor, that's probably a typo in the book.
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    (Original post by Not_a_horse)
    You're right mate, a nucleophile is an electron pair donor, that's probably a typo in the book.
    Thanks bud! This book is riddled with errors
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    Electrophile is 'electron pair acceptor'. The book has an error. Most textbooks are full of errors!
 
 
 
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