Problem: D5W is a solution used as an intravenous fluid. It is a 5.0% by mass solution of dextrose (C6H12O6) in water. If the density of D5W is 1.029 g/mL, calculate the molarity of dextrose in the solution.

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(1) Calculate moles of D5W (MM is 180.16 g/mol)

mol D5W = 5 g (1 mol 180.16 g)

mol D5W = 0.0278 


(2) Calculate V of solution

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D5W is a solution used as an intravenous fluid. It is a 5.0% by mass solution of dextrose (C6H12O6) in water. If the density of D5W is 1.029 g/mL, calculate the molarity of dextrose in the solution.

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