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# Molarity: Concentration of Solutions Quiz

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### What is the unit of molarity?

• liters per mole (L/mol)
• moles per liter (mol/L) (correct)
• moles per cubic meter (mol/m^3)
• grams per liter (g/L)
• ### Which of the following is NOT necessary to calculate molarity?

• Volume of the solution in liters
• Molecular weight of the solute (correct)
• Density of the solution
• Number of moles of solute
• ### What is the molarity of a solution that contains 3 moles of solute in 2 liters of solution?

• 1.2M
• 1.5M (correct)
• 2.5M
• 3.5M
• ### What is the main advantage of using molarity as a concentration unit?

<p>It is a useful way to express the concentration of a solution in a laboratory setting</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the formula to calculate molarity?

<p>M = n / L</p> Signup and view all the answers

## Study Notes

### Molarity

Molarity is a measure of the concentration of a solution.

### Definition:

Molarity (M) is the number of moles of solute per liter of solution.

### Formula:

Molarity (M) = Number of moles of solute / Liter of solution (L)

M = n / L

### Units:

• Molarity is expressed in units of moles per liter (mol/L)
• Often denoted by the symbol "M" (e.g., 1M, 2M, etc.)

### Calculation:

To calculate molarity, you need to know:

• The number of moles of solute (n)
• The volume of the solution in liters (L)

### Example:

• 2 moles of NaCl (solute) dissolved in 1 liter of water (solution)
• Molarity = 2 mol / 1 L = 2M

### Key Points:

• Molarity is a concentration unit that depends on the volume of the solution
• It is a useful way to express the concentration of a solution in a laboratory setting
• Molarity is often used in stoichiometric calculations and in chemical reactions

### Molarity

• Molarity is a measure of the concentration of a solution, defined as the number of moles of solute per liter of solution.

### Formula and Units

• Molarity (M) is calculated by dividing the number of moles of solute (n) by the liter of solution (L): M = n / L
• Expressed in units of moles per liter (mol/L), often denoted by the symbol "M" (e.g., 1M, 2M, etc.)

### Calculation Requirements

• To calculate molarity, you need to know the number of moles of solute (n) and the volume of the solution in liters (L)

### Example Calculation

• 2 moles of NaCl (solute) dissolved in 1 liter of water (solution) has a molarity of 2M (2 mol / 1 L)

### Key Characteristics and Applications

• Molarity is a concentration unit that depends on the volume of the solution
• It's a useful way to express the concentration of a solution in a laboratory setting
• Molarity is often used in stoichiometric calculations and chemical reactions

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Test your knowledge on molarity, a measure of concentration of a solution, including its definition, formula, units, and calculation.

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