In small amounts (~1 ppm = 1 mg/L) copper (II) ions are used as an
algaecide in swimming pools. Blue Water Pool Treatments (BWPT), a producer of algaecide and other pool chemicals, recently had an incident at one of their manufacturing plants in which someone added too much copper sulphate to the product mixture. The resulting algaecide solution was more concentrated than the labelling (and usage instructions) indicate. The remedy of course is to dilute the product mixture, but to do so, BWPT must first accurately determine the current Cu2+ concentration in their defective product.
Your task is to analyze the copper algaecide solution and answer the following questions:
-How much Cu2+ ion is present in the test solution in moles/L? (already solved 0.140 mol/L )
-The labelling on the product bottle gives the instruction to "use 1 mL of product per L of pool water". Using this ratio, calculate the concentration of Cu 2+ that the product must have to achieve the desired 1 ppm Cu 2+
-Calculate the amount of solvent (a proprietary blend of hydrogen and oxygen) that must be added to each litre of defective product to reach the correct concentration?
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