I am doing an embalming course and need to work out percentages , e.g of question.
A container will hold 1 ltr, you will need the following solutions for different purposes, how much concentrate will you need in each case.
1 in 20 solution
4 in 50 solution
a 5.5 solution
1 in 3.5 solution.
Can you show me how to work these out? Thanks.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 6:15 pm ad1c9bdddf
2% by volume for 1 liter is 20 mL so that solution is 980 of water and 20 of embalming solution.
Remember there are 1000 ml per liter and 2% of 100 is 2 so 2% of 1000 is 20.
for a 1 in 20 solution there are 20 total ...
The amount of concentrate needed to make up solutions is calculated. The embalming fluids are provided.