Question #e4315

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Apr 30, 2015

You determine the pH range of various indicators from either a table or a chart.

I hope you aren't expected to memorize the pH ranges of the indicators.

In a test situation, your instructor should give you a table or a chart with the values.

For a homework assignment, you might have to look them up in your text or on-line.

Litmus has such a wide pH range that it is useful only for determining if a substance is acidic or basic.

Indicators used in titrations usually change colour over a range of 2 pH units.

Here's a chart that shows the pH ranges of some common indicators.