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Problem 32b
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The react ion between ethyl bromide 1C2H5Br2 and hydroxide ion in ethyl alcohol at 330 K, C2H5Br1alc2 + OH- 1alc2¡ C2H5OH1l2 + Br - 1alc2, is first order each in ethyl bromide and hydroxide ion. When 3C2H5Br4 is 0.0477 M and 3OH- 4 is 0.100 M, the rate of disappearance of ethyl bromide is 1.7 * 10-7 M>s. (a) What is the value of the rate constant?

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