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Investigatigating the hydrolysis of halogenoalkanes - edexcel watch

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    Can someone please explain the mechanisms reactions and the reasons for why 1 - iodobutane hydrolises faster than 1-chlorobutane and 1-bromobutane. Also, why 2-bromo-2methylpropane hydrolises faster than 1-bromobutane and 1-bromobutane.The halogenoalkanes were dropped in solutions of heated ethanol. And then mixed with heated silver nitrate.

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