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Please clarify the units of concentration of carbonate and bicarbonate. "mgl" is not a unit of concentration (it's not a unit of anything to my knowledge. To answer this question, you need the concentration of both ions. So either provide the amount of both ions AND the amount of water, or just specify the concentration (in unit of molarity, or moles per liter preferably).

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Q: What is the alkalinity of water containing 6 and 40mgl of carbonate and bicarbonate ions respectively?
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