We are being asked to find the **volume of 16 M NaOH needed to make 1.0 L of 0.1 M NaOH**

We are preparing a diluted solution from a more concentrated stock solution. When dealing with **dilution **we will use the following equation:

$\overline{){{\mathbf{M}}}_{{\mathbf{1}}}{{\mathbf{V}}}_{{\mathbf{1}}}{\mathbf{=}}{{\mathbf{M}}}_{{\mathbf{2}}}{{\mathbf{V}}}_{{\mathbf{2}}}}$

M_{1} = initial concentration

V_{1} = initial volume

M_{2} = final concentration

V_{2} = final volume

Write a detailed set of instructions for making two solutions: (1) 100 mL of 16 MNaOH from solid sodium hydroxide and (2) 1.00 L of 0.1 M NaOH from your first solution. You have in your lab: volumetric flasks marked to contain 100.0 mL and 1.000 L, a graduated cylinder, and a balance.

Calculate the volume (in mL) of 16 M NaOH solution needed to make a 1.00 L solution of 0.1 M NaOH.

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