The problem implies that we need to **calculate the volume of the concentrated solution **to be able to produce a 1.15 L of 0.115 M HNO_{3 }diluted solution.

The equation we use for** dilution** is shown below:

Where 1 and 2 are the initial (concentrated) and final (diluted) states respectively, M= molarity and V=volume.

Nitric acid is usually purchased in a concentrated form that is 70.3% HNO_{3} by mass and has a density of 1.41 g/mL.

How much concentrated solution would you take to prepare 1.15 L of 0.115 M HNO_{3} by mixing with water?

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