We’re being asked to calculate the mass percent of CdSO4 in a 1.0 molal aqueous CdSO4 solution.
Aqueous solution means that water is the solvent, hence CdSO4 is the solute.
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:
What is the percent CdSO4 by mass in a 1.0 molal aqueous CdSO4 solution?
A. 0.10 %
B. 20.8 %
C. 17.2 %
D. 24.4 %
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