Problem: Describe how you would prepare 2.00 L of 0.250 M NaOH from 1.00 M NaOH stock solution.

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We are being asked to find describe how you would prepare 2.00 L of 0.250 M NaOH from 1.00 M NaOH stock solution.


When we are adding water (or solvent) to a solution to decrease its concentration, we are diluting the solution. 

When dealing with dilution we will use the following equation:

M1V1=M2V2

M1 = initial concentration
V1 = initial volume
M2 = final concentration
V2 = final volume


First, we're going to calculate the initial volume of the 1.00 M NaOH stock solution to be used.

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Describe how you would prepare 2.00 L of 0.250 M NaOH from 1.00 M NaOH stock solution.

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