Isotonic means it must have the same concentration as the dissolved particles in blood. The total concentration of dissolved particles in blood is 0.30 M.
Recall that NaCl will break up into its ions in a solution (particles): NaCl → Na+ + Cl-
The total concentration of dissolved particles in blood is 0.30 M. An intravenous (IV) solution must be isotonic with blood, which means it must have the same concentration.
(b) If isotonic saline (NaCl) is used, what is the molarity of the solution?
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