MCAT Question of the Day 16 – Organic Chemistry

A chemist has a compound, C4H9Cl, which she believes to be either n-butyl chloride or t-butyl chloride. She reacts the compound with hydroxide and gets an alkene, C4H8• She determines that the rate of reaction is independent of the concentration of hydroxide used. Therefore, her original compound was:

Question posted with permission from The Princeton Review

 

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