Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 13 - Solutions - Exercises - Problems - Page 480: 47


8.9 g

Work Step by Step

We have 3.5% NaCl by mass and 254 g of sea water. Accordingly, the conversion factor is: 3.5g NaCl/100 g sea water. Calculating the mass of NaCl by using the conversion factor. = (254 g sea water)x(3.5g NaCl/100 g sea water.) = 8.89g NaCl Hence the mass of sodium chloride is 8.9g.
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