# What are some examples of dilution calculations?

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May 4, 2014

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For example if you have 5mL of a 2M solution which is diluted to a new volume of 10mL the molarity will be reduced to 1M.

To solve a problem like this one you'll apply the equation:

M1V1 = M2V2

This would be solved to find

M2 = (M1V1)/V2

M2 = (5mL*2M)/10mL

M2 = 1M

Here is a video which discusses how to complete this type of question.