How do I make a 1M solution of sodium hydroxide?

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How do I make a 1M solution of sodium hydroxide?
« on: 04/03/2009 21:57:37 »
if i want to make a 1M solution of sodium hydroxide, do I weigh 20g in 500ml water?
« Last Edit: 05/03/2009 21:21:35 by chris »

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Re: How do I make a 1M solution of sodium hydroxide?
« Reply #1 on: 05/03/2009 20:16:43 »
No.
You weigh out 20g of NaOH, then add enough water to make the final volume of the solution up to 500 ml. That will take a little less than 500 ml of water.
BTW, why did you post this question twice?
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