# Problem: A throat spray is 1.40% by mass phenol, C6H5OH, in water. If the solution has a density of 0.9956 g/mL, calculate the molarity of the solution.

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Assume 100 g of solution → 1.40 g phenol

Calculate moles phenol:

molar mass phenol = 94.11 g/mol

moles phenol = 0.01487 mol

Calculate volume solution:

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A throat spray is 1.40% by mass phenol, C6H5OH, in water. If the solution has a density of 0.9956 g/mL, calculate the molarity of the solution.

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