The forensic technician at a crime scene has just prepared a luminol stock solution by adding 20.0 g of luminol into a total volume of 75.0 mL of H2O.
What is the molarity of the stock solution of luminol?
The chemical 5-amino-2,3-dihydro-1,4-phthalazinedione, better known as luminol, is used by forensic scientists in analyzing crime scenes for the presence of washed-away blood. Luminol is so sensitive that it can detect blood that has been diluted 10,000 times. A basic solution of luminol is often sprayed onto surfaces that are suspected of containing minute amounts of blood. Luminol has a molecular weight of 177 g/ mol.
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