# What would be the concentration of a solution made by diluting 45.0 mL of 4.2 M KOH to 250 mL?

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Aug 10, 2014

The concentration would be 0.76 mol/L.

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This makes sense. You are increasing the volume by a factor of about 6, so the concentration should be about ¹/₆ of the original (¹/₆ × 4.2 = 0.7).