Problem: Ascorbic acid (vitamin C, C6H8O6) is a water-soluble vitamin. A solution containing 81.5 g of ascorbic acid dissolved in 220 g of water has a density of 1.22 g/mL at 55oC.Calculate the mole fraction of ascorbic acid in this solution.

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Ascorbic acid (vitamin C, C6H8O6) is a water-soluble vitamin. A solution containing 81.5 g of ascorbic acid dissolved in 220 g of water has a density of 1.22 g/mL at 55oC.

Calculate the mole fraction of ascorbic acid in this solution.

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