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Asked Sep 4, 2019

How many grams of glucose would you need to make 500 mL of an 8% solution? 

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The concentration of the solution is determined by calculating the amount of solute dissolved in a certain amount of solvent. The use of percentage is a common way to express the concentration of a particular solution. The more familiar way of expressing the concentration of solutions is by volume percentage.

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The percentage concentration is the mass by volume percentage. 8% of glucose solution means 8 grams of glucose (solute) present in 100 mL of solution. From this, the mass of glucose to make 500 mL of...

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