# If 10 ml of a 9 g/L stock solution of ferric chloride are added to a Hach container that has 5 L of water, what will be the concentration of ferric chloride in the water?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 5, 2017

The new concentration will be 18 mg/L.

#### Explanation:

We can use the dilution equation to solve this problem.

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where

We can rearrange this formula to get

#c_2 = c_1 × V_1/V_2#

In this problem,

∴