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The Chemical Educator

ISSN: 1430-4171 (electronic version)

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Abstract Volume 1 Issue 2 (1996), S1430-4171(96)02020-1

Mathematically Modeling Dilution

Stephen DeMeo

Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, NY 10021, USA

Published online: 25 May 1996

Abstract. A lesson is described in which students interactively derive the dilution equation, CiVi=CfVf. Qualitative description and mathematical modeling are utilized to promote studentsí conceptual understanding of this equation.

Key Words:  In the Classroom; dilution; mathematical modeling; modeling; concentration; solutions; molarity; volume; chemical equations; high school, HS; lesson

(*) Corresponding author. (E-mail: svd2@columbia.edu)

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Issue date: May 25, 1996

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