# Problem: The chemist must prepare 1.00 kg of 15.0% (w/w) acetic acid using a stock solution which is 36.0% (w/w) acetic acid (d = 1.045 g/mL). Which of the following combinations will give her the solution she wants?A) 417 mL of 36% acetic acid in 583 mL of distilled waterB) 417 g of 36% acetic acid in 583 g of distilled waterC) 360 mL of 36% acetic acid in 640 mL of distilled waterD) 360 mL of 36% acetic acid in 640 g of distilled waterE)  150 g of 36% acetic acid in 850 g of distilled water

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The chemist must prepare 1.00 kg of 15.0% (w/w) acetic acid using a stock solution which is 36.0% (w/w) acetic acid (d = 1.045 g/mL). Which of the following combinations will give her the solution she wants?

A) 417 mL of 36% acetic acid in 583 mL of distilled water

B) 417 g of 36% acetic acid in 583 g of distilled water

C) 360 mL of 36% acetic acid in 640 mL of distilled water

D) 360 mL of 36% acetic acid in 640 g of distilled water

E)  150 g of 36% acetic acid in 850 g of distilled water

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