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When ethyl acetate was hydrolysed in presence of 0.1N HCL the rate constant was found to be 5.4*10^-5sec^-1.From these value we can say that

When ethyl acetate was hydrolysed in presence of 0.1N HCL the rate constant was found to be 5.4*10^-5sec^-1.From these value we can say that

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askiitian.expert- chandra sekhar
10 Points
12 years ago

Hi pallavi,

from the given rate constant we can sy it is first order reaction..... and its value is small indicating the process is slow........

so we can say that ethyl acetate is acting as very weak base in the reaction....

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