Problem: You need to dissolve CaCl2 in water to make a mixture that is 36.5% calcium chloride by mass. If the total mass of the mixture is 180.7 g, what masses of CaCl2 and water should be used? 

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You need to dissolve CaCl2 in water to make a mixture that is 36.5% calcium chloride by mass. If the total mass of the mixture is 180.7 g, what masses of CaCl2 and water should be used? 

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