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Analytical Chemistry: Making a Stock Solution

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A chemistry student is about to make a stock solution of 0.1 molar HCl. He proceeds by adding two 10mL additions of 10M HCL to a 500mL beaker and fill it with water from the sink. Other than not using di-ionized water, what are all other problems associated with this procedure.

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A large amount of heat is released when strong acids are mixed with water. Adding more acid releases more heat. If you add water to acid, you form an extremely concentrated solution of acid initially. ...

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A chemistry student is about to make a stock solution of 0.1 molar HCl. He proceeds by adding two 10mL additions of 10M HCL to a 500mL beaker and fill it with water from the sink. Other than not using di-ionized water, what are all other problems associated with this procedure.

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