Problem: The mass/mass percent concentration refers to A) grams of solute in 1 kg of solvent. B) grams of solute in 1 kg of solution.C) grams of solute in 100 g of solvent. D) grams of solute in 100 g of solution.

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We’re being asked what mass/mass percent concentration refers to.


Mass or weight percent (% by mass) is the percentage of a given element or compound within a solution. 

The equation used to calculate for mass percent is shown below:

mass percent = mass componenttotal mass×100


Mass percent of a component in a solution :

Mass component → mass of solute
• Total mass  mass of solution

mass percent =mass solutemass solution×100


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The mass/mass percent concentration refers to 

A) grams of solute in 1 kg of solvent. 

B) grams of solute in 1 kg of solution.

C) grams of solute in 100 g of solvent. 

D) grams of solute in 100 g of solution.

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