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BF3 is hydrolysed to a mixture of orthoboric acid and tetrafluoroboric acid.

The reaction takes place in stages. First a mol of BF3 is hydrolysed to H3BO3 and HF. The HF then reacts with BF3 to give H+[BF4].

4
BF3
  +  
3
H2O
         
H3BO3
  +  
3
H+
  +  
3
[BF4]
Reactant Page Go To Go To
Boron trifluoride     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
Water     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
Orthoboric acid     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
Proton     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
Tetrafluoroborate ion     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming

Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
Hydrolysis

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