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Solution Dilution Calculator

Solution Dilution Calculator

The tool of solution dilution by calculator online is used to determine the multiple concentrations of diluted stock solutions and create a specific concentration and volume.

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Our solution dilution calculator determines the volume of a stock solution which is required to create the desired concentration of a final solution. It takes into account the initial and final concentration along with the initial volume.

Concept of Solution Dilution:

Dilution is a method of lowering the concentration of a solute in the volume of a solution. It is a common practice to achieve the desired concentration for a particular analysis. It entails adding more solvent to a solution without increasing the amount of solute.

The simple way to dilute a solution is to combine a more concentrated solution with a less concentrated one. This is essential when stock solutions are typically obtained and stored in high concentrations.

Solution Dilution Formula:

C1V1 = C2V2


C1 = Initial concentration of the solution
V1 = Volume of the initial solution
C2 = Final concentration of the solution
V2 = Final volume of the diluted solution

Practical Example:

Let’s say we have a solution with an initial concentration of 0.1 M (molarity) and a volume of 500 mL. We want to dilute this solution to a final concentration of 0.05 M. So find the volume of a diluted solution.


  • Initial concentration C1 = 0.1 M
  • Initial Volume V1 = 0.5 L
  • Final concentration C2 = 0.05 M

Dilution Formula:

\({C_{1} V_{1}} = {C_{2}{V_2}}\)

We can rearrange the formula to solve for V2

\(V_{2}=\frac{C_{1} V_{1}}{C_{2}}\)

Substituting the given values:

\(V_{2}=\frac{0.1 M \times 0.5 L}{0.05 M}\)

\(V_{2}=\frac{0.05 \text{ mol/L} \times 0.5 \text{ L}}{0.05 \text{ mol/L}}\)

\(V_{2}=1.0 \mathrm{~L}\)

Using the solution dilution calculator, we find that to dilute the initial solution from 0.1 M to 0.05 M, we need to add 1.0 liter of solvent.

Volume (Final) In Other Units:

mm³ cm³ dm³
1000000 1000 1 0.001
in³ ft³ yd³ ml
61.024 0.035314475403468 0.0013078733978551 1000
cl tsp US gal UK gal
100 202.9 0.26420079260238 0.21997360316762
US fl oz UK fl oz cups tbsp
33.814 35.195 4.227 66.6667
US qt UK qt US pt UK pt
1.057 0.88028169014085 2.113376 1.759754


What Is a Concentrated Solution?

The concentrated solution refers to the amount of solute dissolved in the solution compared to the amount of solvent.

How Do You Dilute a 10% Solution To a 1% Solution?

To dilute a 10% solution to a 1% solution, you need to add nine parts of solvent (such as water) to one part of the 10% solution.

Take 10 ml of the 10% solution to 90 ml of solvent to create a 100 ml solution.

How Do You Dilute 1M To 0.8 m?

To dilute a 1M solution to 0.8M there is a need to calculate the amount of solvent to the 1M solution.

= 1 M x V1

= 0.8 M x 50 ml V1

= 40 ml

For Example, if you have 100mL of 1M solution, you would need to add 80mL of solvent to achieve a 0.8M solution.