Problem: Ethyl chloride vapor decomposes by the first-order reaction C2H5Cl → C2H4 + HCl. The activation energy is 249 kJ/mol and the frequency factor is 1.61014 s-1.Find the fraction of the ethyl chloride that decomposes in 16 minutes at this 720K.

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Ethyl chloride vapor decomposes by the first-order reaction C2H5Cl → C2H4 + HCl. The activation energy is 249 kJ/mol and the frequency factor is 1.61014 s-1.

Find the fraction of the ethyl chloride that decomposes in 16 minutes at this 720K.

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