# Problem: Your lab partner combined chloroform (CHCl3) and acetone (C3H6O) to create a solution where the mole fraction of chloroform, Xchloroform is 0.187. The densities of chloroform and acetone are 1.48 g/mL and 0.791 g/mL, respectively. a) Calculate the molarity of the solution.  b) Calculate the molality of the solution.

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Your lab partner combined chloroform (CHCl3) and acetone (C3H6O) to create a solution where the mole fraction of chloroform, Xchloroform is 0.187. The densities of chloroform and acetone are 1.48 g/mL and 0.791 g/mL, respectively.

a) Calculate the molarity of the solution.

b) Calculate the molality of the solution.

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