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How much salt is in a gallon of seawater?

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One gallon of sea water has 4 ounces of salt in it, on average. This means that if you dried the sea out to obtain the salt in it, there would be enough salt to put a layer of the chemical around the world 147 feet thick!

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How much salt is in seawater?


What is the solute in seawater?

The solute in seawater is salt.

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The salt in seawater is soluble meaning that it is not able to be separated. Salt can be evaporated from seawater.

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How much does one gallon of seawater weigh?

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