Problem: A solid consists of a mixture of NaNO 3 and Mg(NO3)2. When 6.50 g of the solid is dissolved in 50.0 g of water, the freezing point of the solution is lowered by 5.23˚C. What is the composition by mass of the solid mixture?

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A solid consists of a mixture of NaNO 3 and Mg(NO3)2. When 6.50 g of the solid is dissolved in 50.0 g of water, the freezing point of the solution is lowered by 5.23˚C. What is the composition by mass of the solid mixture?

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