What is Molarity?

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What is Molarity?

Postby 005343842 » Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:17 pm

Could someone please explain molarity and what it means because for different problems in the book it explains it in different contexts like transferring a distinct molarity of something into a particular beaker? Just the wording of some of the problems is confusing.

Omar Selim 1D
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Re: What is Molarity?

Postby Omar Selim 1D » Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:26 pm

Molarity is moles/liters. It refers to the concentration of atoms/molecules in a solvent. When something refers to transferring a specific molarity of a substance, it is talking about a certain concentration of that liquid

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Re: What is Molarity?

Postby anjali41 » Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:14 pm

Molarity is simply just the concentration of solution that is expressed as the number of moles of solute/ the number of liters in the solution. Molarity is used frequently in the textbook during dilution problems and often uses the formula:
Molarity = mols of solute/Liters of solution.

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Re: What is Molarity?

Postby Sara Richmond 2K » Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:18 pm

Molarity is a measure of concentration. The higher a substances molarity the more solutes. For example, if one sample of salt water has a molarity of 0.1M and another sample has a molarity of 0.9M, then the 0.1M water would be less. salty than the 0.9M sample.

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Re: What is Molarity?

Postby AChoudhry_1L » Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:48 pm

Molarity refers to the concentration of a solution. The formula for finding molarity is M=n/V. This means that to find molarity, you divide the moles of solute by the volume of solution. The units for molarity are mol/L so make sure you watch your units.

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Re: What is Molarity?

Postby Patricia Chan 1C » Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:06 pm

Molarity as a unit is defined as moles per liter (mol/L). Molarity is basically the concentration. The higher the concentration, the more solutes are present in the solution. Hope this helps!

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Re: What is Molarity?

Postby Megan Ngai- 3B » Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:28 pm

Molarity is moles per liters, referring to the concentration of atoms/molecules in a solvent.

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Re: What is Molarity?

Postby sbottomley3a » Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:15 am

Molarity is a measure of the concentration of a solution, is given in moles of solute per liter of solvent, and usually is denoted by "M".

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Re: What is Molarity?

Postby annikaying » Sat Oct 19, 2019 3:52 pm

Molarity is the ratio of the moles of a solute to the liters of the entire solution. This is used to measure the concentration of a specific amount of a substance to the entire solution.

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Re: What is Molarity?

Postby Ethan Low 1L » Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:52 pm

Molarity is the concentration of a solution expressed as the number of moles of solute per litre of solution.
That is M= Moles of solute/ solution ( in liters)

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Re: What is Molarity?

Postby Nathan Rothschild_2D » Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:34 pm

How do we find normality and what is normality? I have always had troubles with this concept and was looking for clarification.

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Re: What is Molarity?

Postby CalvinTNguyen2D » Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:45 pm

Molarity refers to the amount of moles of solute over the liters of the solvent. For example, 3 moles of NaCl in a single liter of water would be a 3M solution of NaCl.


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