molarity of HCl

Petr Kuzmic pkuzmic at biokin.com
Sat Oct 18 19:26:00 EST 1997


RUTH MCMAHON wrote:
> 
> In my lab we cannot agree on the molarity of the following solution.
> On a bottle of concentrated HCl is the following information,
> mw = 36.36
> 1.19kg = 1L
> 37%.

Ruth, missing piece: "37%" is "37%(w/v)", meaning 370 g/L.
Thus c ~ 12M.
Get "CRC Tables for Chemistry and Physics" if you don't have them

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