Problem: For the reaction (CH3)3CBr(aq) + OH-(aq) → (CH3)3COH(aq) + Br-(aq), the following data were obtained at 55 °C. What is the rate constant? a) 1.0 x 10-4 s-1 b) 2.0 x 10-2 s-1 c) 2.0 x 10-3 s-1 d) 1.0 x 10-2 s-1 e) 1.0 x 10-1 s-1

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For the reaction (CH3)3CBr(aq) + OH-(aq) → (CH3)3COH(aq) + Br-(aq), the following data were obtained at 55 °C.

What is the rate constant?

a) 1.0 x 10-4 s-1

b) 2.0 x 10-2 s-1

c) 2.0 x 10-3 s-1

d) 1.0 x 10-2 s-1

e) 1.0 x 10-1 s-1

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