General Chemistry: Principles and Modern Applications (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson Prentice Hal
ISBN 10: 0132064529
ISBN 13: 978-0-13206-452-1

Chapter 13 - Solutions and Their Physical Properties - Exercises - Percent Concentration: 17

Answer

$[{SO_4}^{2-}] = 4.797 \times 10^{-4} M$

Work Step by Step

1. Find the molar mass of the sulfate ion: S : 32.1 x 1 = 32.1 O: 16.0 x 4 = 64.0 32.1 + 64.0 = 96.1 g/mol 2. Convert 46.1 ppm to g/L $46.1 ppm = \frac{46.1 mg}{1L} \times \frac{1g}{1000mg} = 46.1 \times 10 ^{-3}g/L $ 3. Convert $46.1 \times 10^{-3} g$ into number of moles: $46.1 \times 10^{-3}g \times \frac{1 mol}{96.1g} = 4.797 \times 10^{-4} mol$
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