Problem: A medical lab is testing a new anticancer drug on cancer cells. The drug stock solution concentration is 1.5 10-9 M, and 1.00 mL of this solution will be delivered to a dish containing 2.0 x 105 cancer cells in 5.00 mL of aqueous fluid.What is the ratio of drug molecules to the number of cancer cells in the dish?

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  • Calculate for the number of molecules using the given Molarity and volume and then Avogadro's number.
  • Recall that molarity: 

  • Dimensional analysis will appear as:

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A medical lab is testing a new anticancer drug on cancer cells. The drug stock solution concentration is 1.5 10-9 M, and 1.00 mL of this solution will be delivered to a dish containing 2.0 x 105 cancer cells in 5.00 mL of aqueous fluid.

What is the ratio of drug molecules to the number of cancer cells in the dish?

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