# Problem: A solution is prepared by mixing 631 mL of methanol with 501 mL of water. The molarity of methanol in the resulting solution is 14.29 M. The density of methanol at this temperature is 0.792 g/mL.Calculate the difference in volume between this solution and the total volume of water and methanol that were mixed to prepare the solution.

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We are asked to calculate the difference in volume between this solution and the total volume of water and methanol that were mixed to prepare the solution.

We go through the following steps to solve this problem:

Step 1. Calculate the mass of methanol

Step 2. Calculate the moles of methanol

Step 3. Calculate the volume of solution

Step 4. Calculate volume difference

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###### Problem Details

A solution is prepared by mixing 631 mL of methanol with 501 mL of water. The molarity of methanol in the resulting solution is 14.29 M. The density of methanol at this temperature is 0.792 g/mL.

Calculate the difference in volume between this solution and the total volume of water and methanol that were mixed to prepare the solution.