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An aqueous solution of 40% by mass ethylene glycol in H2O. What is the mole fraction ofethylene glyco -H,02, in this solution? (Molar masses: C,H 02-6207; HO 18.0)

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An aqueous solution of 40% by mass ethylene glycol in H2O. What is the mole fraction of
ethylene glyco -H,02, in this solution? (Molar masses: C,H 02-6207; HO 18.0)
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An aqueous solution of 40% by mass ethylene glycol in H2O. What is the mole fraction of ethylene glyco -H,02, in this solution? (Molar masses: C,H 02-6207; HO 18.0)

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Assume the total mass of solution as 1kg.  In that consider ethylene glycol as 400 g (since 40% by mass ethylene glycol) and the remaining 600 g as water.

Step 2

Determine the moles of ethylene glycol and water.

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Step 3

Find the mole fraction of eth...

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