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Diluting the solution

by rovaniemi
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rovaniemi
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Sep27-13, 04:39 AM
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Hi all,

I have a problem than I need to figure out.

I have added 7ml ethanol to 3.2 gm leaf(any leaf)

I have been told to dilute the solution to 1:10 ratio. How to do it?

Could you all please help me?
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Abhilash H N
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Sep27-13, 07:00 AM
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Now you have a solution right? To dilute the solution 10 times, add 10 times the solvent to it...
Borek
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Sep27-13, 07:14 AM
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Quote Quote by Abhilash H N View Post
Now you have a solution right? To dilute the solution 10 times, add 10 times the solvent to it...
Close, but wrong. Adding 10 volumes of solvent would dilute the solution 11 times.

Abhilash H N
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Sep27-13, 07:47 AM
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Diluting the solution

Quote Quote by Borek View Post
Close, but wrong. Adding 10 volumes of solvent would dilute the solution 11 times.
So I believe we have to add 9 times the solvent, sorry for that mistake...


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