Partial Molar Quantities: ConcepTest and Example Problem

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Example Problem 1

Determine a partial molar quantity given a molar quantity dependence on composition of a binary solution. Given that a molar quantity M equals 6x1x2 where x1 is the mole fraction of component 1 and x2 is the mole fraction of component 2, calculate the partial molar quantity of component 1.