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Homework Help: Nitric acid has a density of 1.42g/ml and is 16 M. Calculate the percent HNO3 by mass

  1. Sep 29, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    16 M
    1.42g/ml density
    formula HN03


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    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Sep 29, 2008 #2

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    Re: Nitric acid has a density of 1.42g/ml and is 16 M. Calculate the percent HNO3 by

    16 moles/1000 ml. You find the formula weight of HNO3 yourself; call the result, FW for "formula weight";
    (16 moles *FW grams/mole)/(1000 ml.)
    Can you do the rest?
     
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