Hypothesis Of Hydrolysis Of Methylpropane

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The hypothesis was supported as the rate of reaction did increase as the concentration and the temperature increased. The concentration, or molarity, of the reactants increased in relation to time in the form M=1.1541e0.0016t. This is an accurate relationship as the volume remains the same as the number of molecules increase, thus the rate would increase exponentially as the molecules collide at a constant growth rate. This is also a reliable model as the R² value is 0.9697. The hypothesis that the reaction would be first order was also supported, which can be seen in graph 2 of the results, where the natural log of the molarity was plotted against time and the trendline was linear, with the equation of ln(M) = 0.0016t + 0.1434. This is because if a relationship is first order, it would only have to be integrated once before the form is linear. Since our graph did form a linear plot after a single integration was performed, the relationship is accurate and supports the hypothesis that the rate was first order. The R² value was 0.9697 and again supports that the model is accurate.
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The hydrolysis of t-BuCl, the reaction of an organic compound with water, can be shown by the chemical equation (CH_3 )_3 CCl+H_2 O→(CH_3 )_3 COH+HCl, where tert-Butyl chloride reacts with water to form 2-chloro-2-methylpropanol and hydrochloric acid (Shakhashiri, 2016). This reaction is called a nucleophilic substitution reaction where two molecules are nucleophilic or “nuclei-loving” and swap positions, each attaching itself to another molecule which is positively or partially positively charged (Wikipedia, 2016; qataracademy, 2016). The reaction rate of this reaction depends on the temperature that the reaction takes place at and the concentration of tert-Butyl chloride, both of which influence the molecules collisions during the rate-determining

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