Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 1 Basic Concepts of Chemistry - Study Questions - Page 21c: 39


Too much sugar makes the urine more dense than usual while too much water makes the urine less dense than usual.

Work Step by Step

The change in volume of a water solution is negligible compared to the change in mass caused by a change in the concentration of a solute, like sugar. Therefore, if the urine has more sugars than usual, it has more mass per unit volume; if it has more water than usual, it has less mass per unit volume.
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