Concentration of Solutions

Concentration of Solutions - • One common unit of...

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Concentration of Solutions Solution is a mixture of two or more substances dissolved in another. Solute is the substance present in the smaller amount. Solvent is the substance present in the larger amount. In aqueous solutions, the solvent is water. The concentration of a solution defines the amount of solute dissolved in the solvent. The amount of sugar in sweet tea can be defined by its concentration.
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Unformatted text preview: • One common unit of concentration is: % by mass of solute has the symbol %w/w Second common unit of concentration: mL mmol L moles solution of liters of number solute of moles of number molarity = = = M M • One of the reasons that molarity is commonly used is because: M x L = moles solute and M x mL = mmol solute...
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2011 for the course CHEM 1211 taught by Professor Atwood during the Fall '07 term at UGA.

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