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The average salinity of the ocean water is ________.

A

37 ppt

B

53 ppt

C

45 ppt

D

35 ppt

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D

35 ppt

The salinity of the ocean water simply means the presence of dissolved salts in the seawater. The average salinity of seawater is 35 ppt. A simple way to determine the amount of salinity in seawater is to evaporate one kilogram of seawater and finally to weight the residue in grams.  

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