# The following reaction:  CH3CH2Br + H2O ---> CH3CH2OH + HBr is first order with respect to CH3CH2Br and first order with respect to H2O. What is the overall rate equation for the reaction?

Question

The following reaction:

CH3CH2Br + H2O ---> CH3CH2OH + HBr

is first order with respect to CH3CH2Br and first order with respect to H2O. What is the overall rate equation for the reaction?