# What volume of a 2.5 M stock solution of acetic acid is required to prepare 100.0 milliliters of a .50 M acetic acid solution?

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Aug 22, 2016

#### Explanation:

Whenever you are dealing with a dilution, (going from a higher concentration to a lower concentration), you can use the equation below:

Let's determine our known and unknown variables:

- Initial Volume

Next, we rearrange the equation to solve for

Plug in the known values and solve for your unknown:

Therefore,