# Determining Mass Percent Concentration of Solutions

Chapter 13, Problem 41P

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QUESTION:

Calculate the concentration of each solution in mass percent.

(a) 41.2 g $$\mathrm {C_{12}H_{22}O_{11}}$$ in 498 g $$\mathrm {H_2O}$$

(b) 178 mg $$\mathrm {C_6H_{12}O_6}$$ in 4.91 g $$\mathrm {H_2O}$$

(c) 7.55 g NaCl in 155 g $$\mathrm {H_2O}$$

##### Determining Mass Percent Concentration of Solutions

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This instructional video demonstrates the process of calculating the mass percent of various solutions, using the formula "mass of solute divided by mass of solution, all multiplied by 100%." It provides step-by-step calculations for three different solutions, revealing the concentration of each solute in terms of mass percent, offering a practical understanding of quantifying solute proportions in solutions.

QUESTION:

Calculate the concentration of each solution in mass percent.

(a) 41.2 g $$\mathrm {C_{12}H_{22}O_{11}}$$ in 498 g $$\mathrm {H_2O}$$

(b) 178 mg $$\mathrm {C_6H_{12}O_6}$$ in 4.91 g $$\mathrm {H_2O}$$

(c) 7.55 g NaCl in 155 g $$\mathrm {H_2O}$$

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The given information are:

a. $$41.2\;{\rm{g}}\;{C_{12}}{H_{22}}{O_{11}}$$ in $$498\;{\rm{g}}\;{H_2}O$$

b. $$178\;{\rm{mg}}\;{C_6}{H_{12}}{O_6}$$ in $$4.91\;{\rm{g}}\;{H_2}O$$

c. $$7.55\;{\rm{g}}\;NaCl$$ in $$155\;{\rm{g}}\;{H_2}O$$