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In an Sn1 reaction involving tert pentyl alcohol and HCl to make tert pentyl chloride and water, would the reaction be "faster", "slower", or...

In an Sn1 reaction involving tert pentyl alcohol and HCl to make tert pentyl chloride and water, would the reaction be "faster", "slower", or "unchanged" if:

A) HCl came in ethanol instead of as an aqueous solution
B) t-pentyl fluoride were used instead of t pentyl alcohol
C)HCl was less concentrated

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The reaction involves three steps:
Step 1: protonation of alcohol ( which makes –OH a good leaving
group):
OH OH2+ Fast
+ H+ Step 2: Departure of leaving to form carbocation:...

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