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sweetburger
  • sweetburger
shouldnt this be written as CH3Cl + OH ----> CH3OH + Cl
badmood
  • badmood
Substitution reaction, any of a class of chemical reactions in which an atom, ion, or group of atoms or ions in a molecule is replaced by another atom, ion, or group. An example is the reaction in which the chlorine atom in the chloromethane molecule is displaced by the hydroxide ion, forming methanol: CH3Cl + −OH→ CH3OH + Cl-
sweetburger
  • sweetburger
Well said @badmood.

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anonymous
  • anonymous
good job @badmood
sweetburger
  • sweetburger
Yes, that would the be the correct balanced equation in which all charges and atoms are equivalent.
ayyookyndall
  • ayyookyndall
What atoms are involved in the replacement?
sweetburger
  • sweetburger
look at the chloromethane in the reactant side of the equation. Then look at the product side what replaced the chlorine?
ayyookyndall
  • ayyookyndall
Methanol?
sweetburger
  • sweetburger
ya so it becomes methanol and the Cl is replaced by the Hydroxide
ayyookyndall
  • ayyookyndall
@sweetburger ??
sweetburger
  • sweetburger
No, the atoms involved in the replacement are the Hydroxide (OH-) and the Cl-. Here is a visual driving|dw:1433131536651:dw| The OH- Replaces the Cl in chloromethane and then the Cl- anion becomes by itself and you are left with methanol on the product side.
ayyookyndall
  • ayyookyndall
And thats it?
ayyookyndall
  • ayyookyndall
And do you mean -OH?
sweetburger
  • sweetburger
Well, technically you write Hydroxide with the negative on the right side like this OH- but so the - doesnt become confused with the ---> in the equation i wrote it to the left. YOU will usually see OH- like this.
sweetburger
  • sweetburger
BUT that isnt too imporant.
ayyookyndall
  • ayyookyndall
Thank you! ;-)
sweetburger
  • sweetburger
np

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