Problem: The isomerization of methylisonitrile to acetonitrile CH3NC (g) → CH3CN (g) is first order in CH3NC. The rate constant for the reaction is 9.45 x 10-5 s-1 at 478 K. The half-life of the reaction when the initial [CH3NC] is 0.030 M is _____________ s.

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The isomerization of methylisonitrile to acetonitrile 

CH3NC (g) → CH3CN (g) 

is first order in CH3NC. The rate constant for the reaction is 9.45 x 10-5 s-1 at 478 K. The half-life of the reaction when the initial [CH3NC] is 0.030 M is _____________ s.

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