# Problem: The isomerization of methyl isonitrile (CH3NC) to acetonitrile (CH3CN) was studied in the gas phase at 215 oC, and the following data were obtained:Time (s)[CH3NC] (M)00.016520000.011050000.0059180000.00314120000.00137150000.00074Calculate the average rate of disappearance of isonitrile, in M/s, for the time interval between each measurement.

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We are asked to calculate the average rate of disappearance of isonitrile, in M/s, for the time interval between each measurement.

We are given the following data:

 Time (s) [CH3NC] (M) 0 0.0165 2000 0.0110 5000 0.00591 8000 0.00314 12000 0.00137 15000 0.00074

The isomerization of methyl isonitrile (CH3NC) to acetonitrile (CH3CN) has to the following reaction:

CH3NC → CH3CN

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The isomerization of methyl isonitrile (CH3NC) to acetonitrile (CH3CN) was studied in the gas phase at 215 oC, and the following data were obtained:

 Time (s) [CH3NC] (M) 0 0.0165 2000 0.0110 5000 0.00591 8000 0.00314 12000 0.00137 15000 0.00074

Calculate the average rate of disappearance of isonitrile, in M/s, for the time interval between each measurement.

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