Benedicts reagent is an indicator for the presence of what in a solution?
Reducing sugar and reducing sugar like substances like creatinine,uric acid,homogentisic acid etc.
Benedict's reagent conatins,
In presence of alkaline media created due to
So,change in colour of the solution is indicated as a positive test.
Now,this change in color proceeds through a steps of color changes,which corresponds roughly to certain amount of reducing sugar present.
So,Benedict's test is also called Semiquantitative test.