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58.64625 g of magnesium sulfate heptahydrate is dissolved in 250 mL of solution. If the molecular weight of magnesium sulfate heptahydrate is 120.3, then determine the molarity (M) of the solution

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lb equals 1.95 M kg

    Molarity is the number of moles (`n`) dissolved per liter of solution (`V`). Again, mole is the weight in gram (`g`) divided by the molecular weight (`a`).
    In this example, the volume of the solution is 250 mL, or 0.25 L.

    [1] Using formula method:
    `M=g/(aV)=(58.64625\quad g)/(120.3\quad (g/(mol)) × 0.25\quad L)`
    `therefore M = 1.95 (mol)/L=1.95` without unit, Ans.

    [2] Using conceptual method:
    First, count the number of moles (`n`) of magnesium sulfate heptahydrate present in this solution:
    `=(weight\quad i n \quad g)/(mol ecu lar\quad wt)=(58.64625\quad g)/(120.3 \quad (g/(mol)))=0.4875 \quad mol`
    Then, calculate how many moles will be present in 1L of solution. Using equation, we can write:
    `(0.4875\quad mol e)/(250 \quad mL)=x/(1000 \quad mL) therefore x = 1.95` Ans.