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Help me answer: When the concentration of alkyl halide is tripled and concentration of OH-is reduced to half, the rate of SN2reaction increased by

When the concentration of alkyl halide is tripled and concentration of OH- is reduced to half, the rate of SN2 reaction increased by

  • Option 1)

    3 times

  • Option 2)

    1.5 times

  • Option 3)

    2 times

  • Option 4)

    6 times

 
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SN2 Substitution Nucleophilic bimolecular -

These reactions proceed in only one step.

- wherein

 

 Rate = K\left [ R-X \right ]\left [ OH^{-} \right ]

By increasing concentration of R-X 3 times and (OH-) reduced to half, the rate of SNreaction increased by 1.5 times

 


Option 1)

3 times

Incorrect option

Option 2)

1.5 times

correct option

Option 3)

2 times

Incorrect option

Option 4)

6 times

Incorrect option

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