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Calculate the amount of 5.00 M HCl needed to make 50.0 mL of 1.00 M HCl. 

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Molarity is the ratio of moles of solute to the volume (in liters) of the solvent. Thus, a 1 molar (or 1 M) solution contains 1 mole of a solute dissolved in 1 liter of a solvent. 

Here, we are given 5 M HCl (hydrochloric acid) solution and we have to prepare 50 ml of 1 M solution from it. Since the given solution has a...

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