Part 1 silver nitrate as solvent in part one of day

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undergo this type of substitution reaction due to the lack of inductive stability of their cations.
Part 1: Silver Nitrate as SolventIn part one of day two of this experiment 2 mL of 2% silver nitrate solution was used as a solvent to determine whether bimolecular nucleophilic substitution reactions would take place when mixed with the following six primary alkyl halides. 1.N-butyl chloride2.Sec- butyl chloride3.T-butyl chloride4.N-butyl chloride5.Allyl chloride6.ChlorobenzeneThe silver nitrate solution was mixed with each alkyl halide in six different test tubes and observation were taken on initial reactions, followed by heating unreacted solutions to determine if they would react when heated. Any solution that did not show a reaction after being heated wasconsidered no reactive. The reactions occurred as follows when mixed with silver nitrate solution:1.N-butyl chloridea.No initial reaction occurred
b.A very light fog appeared after heating2.Sec- butyl chloridea.No initial reaction occurredb.A white fog occurred after heating3.T-butyl chloridea.A dark with solution occurred initiallyb.A white precipitate formed after reaction proceeded4.N-butyl chloridea.A foggy opaque initial reaction occurred5.Allyl chloridea.A white solution appeared on bottom initially6.Chlorobenzenea.No initial reaction occurredb.No reaction occurred after heating considering it non-reactive. In part one of the experiment by use of silver nitrate in ethanol it was determined that these reactions took place in unimolecular nucleophilic substitution reaction pathway due to the structure of silver nitrate. Ethanol is a polar, protic solvent, pointing toward favoring an SN1 reaction. This occurred because the nitrate ion is a poor nucleophile and its attacking atom is oxygen, favoring a SN1 reaction with multiple steps. Silver nitrate is soluble in ethanol, but both silver chloride and silver bromide are insoluble in ethanol and precipitate. This was observed in the quick, distinct reactions that occurred between silver nitrate with t-butyl chloride, n-butyl bromide, and allyl chloride.The quick reactions of these specific alkyl halides with silver nitrate were observed because of the structure and carbon skeleton of these molecules and their ability to carry out a unimolecular nucleophilic substitution reaction. These molecules that reacted exhibit strong stability by means of their tertiary structures that prompt the protonation of

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