Problem: A chemist wants to make 6.0 L of a 0.310 M CaCl2 solution.What mass of CaCl2 (in g) should the chemist use?

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We’re being asked to calculate the mass of CaCl2 (in g) needed to make 6.0 L of a 0.310 M CaCl2 solution.


Recall that molarity is the ratio of the moles of solute and the volume of solution (in liters)

In other words:


Molarity(M)=moles of soluteLiters of solution


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A chemist wants to make 6.0 L of a 0.310 M CaCl2 solution.

What mass of CaCl2 (in g) should the chemist use?

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