Dilution

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Diluting
The opposite of concentrating
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Equation to work out how much water you need to add
Volume of water to add = (starting concentration / target concentration -1) X Starting Volume
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Example 1 of using dilution
Concentrated orange cordial needs to be diluted to make sure the taste is too strong
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Example 2 of using dilution
Medicines may need to be diluted to prevent overdose
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Example 3 of using dilution
Baby milk must be of the correct concentration so it does not harm the baby
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Question: A scientist wanted to dilute 10cm cubed of a 0.5 mol/dm cubed solution to 0.1 mol/dm cubed. How much water should be added?
(0.5 / 0.1 -1) X 10 = 40cm cubed
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Equation to work out how much water you need to add

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Volume of water to add = (starting concentration / target concentration -1) X Starting Volume

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Example 1 of using dilution

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Example 2 of using dilution

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Example 3 of using dilution

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