Problem: 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.Write a detailed set of instruction for making a 1.00 L solution of 0.1 M NaOH.

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 (1) 100 mL of 16 M NaOH from solid sodium hydroxide

volume (molarity) → mol (molar mass) → mass


100 mL ×10-3 L1 mL×16 mol NaOH1 L×39.997 g NaOH1 mol NaOH 

= 63.9952 g NaOH


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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.

Write a detailed set of instruction for making a 1.00 L solution of 0.1 M NaOH.

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