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A chemist has 10 litre of solution with 10% sulphuric acid by volume. He wants to dilute the solution to 4% strength...

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A chemist has 10 litre of a solution that is 10% sulphuric acid by volume. He wants to dilute the solution to 4% strength by adding water how many litre of water must be added?

posted May 15, 2018 by Mishthy Mukherjee

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15 liters


total volume is 10l, acid volume is 10lx10%=1l, volume of water to be added- xl, new strength is 4%=0.04
1/(10+x)=0.04
x=15 liters of water to be added

answer Jul 4, 2018 by Hanifa Mammadov



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