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Unformatted text preview: v J 5-Suggest a reasonable explanation for the following observation . The second-order constant (k) for the saponification of trifluoroacetate is over 1 million times as great as that for ethylacetate at 25 degrees C . 6. What is the principal organic product in each of the following reactions : (a) I. KMnO 4 , H 2 O,hcat 2.H+ (b) CH ii o l.Ag 2 0, NaOH,H 2 i_H-. n 7.On standing in 17 O-labeled water, both formaldehyde and its hyrate are found to incorporate the 17 O isotope of oxygen . Write a mechanism consistent with the facts....
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