# What volume of water should be added to 500 mL of a 1.0 mol/L #CuSO_4# (aq) solution to dilute it to 0.5 mol/L?

##### 1 Answer

In order to obtain a volume of

#### Explanation:

The symbol for molarity, M, pronounced molar, has the unit mol/L.

When diluting solutions, use the equation

**Known**

**Unknown**

**Solution**

Rearrange the equation to isolate

In order to obtain a volume of