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How many grams of sucrose would you dissolve in water for a total volume of 500mL to make a 5% solution?

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    5 percent by weight? When you cite percent in solutions, historically pharmacists have messed up our thinking.
    5% can be 5% weight/weight, weight/volume, or volume/volume.
    (pharmacists make no distinction on weight or mass, duh)
    Yes, confusing, but you have to specify.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concentration

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