Problem: Given that blood exert the same osmotic pressure as a 0.15 M NaCl solution, which of the following could be the contents of the second beaker?a. 0.008 NaClb. 0.15 NaClc. 0.68 NaCl

FREE Expert Solution
95% (93 ratings)
FREE Expert Solution

Recall: For electrolyte solutions, the osmotic pressure (∏) of the solution is given by:

where i = van't Hoff factor of the electrolyte, M = molarity of the solution, R = universal gas constant, T = temperature

95% (93 ratings)
View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

Given that blood exert the same osmotic pressure as a 0.15 M NaCl solution, which of the following could be the contents of the second beaker?

a. 0.008 NaCl
b. 0.15 NaCl
c. 0.68 NaCl

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the The Colligative Properties concept. You can view video lessons to learn The Colligative Properties. Or if you need more The Colligative Properties practice, you can also practice The Colligative Properties practice problems.

What is the difficulty of this problem?

Our tutors rated the difficulty ofGiven that blood exert the same osmotic pressure as a 0.15 M...as medium difficulty.

How long does this problem take to solve?

Our expert Chemistry tutor, Dasha took 2 minutes and 11 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Giles' class at VCU.