How should you always read a graduated cylinder?

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Apr 20, 2017

Answer:

Volumetric glassware is always calibrated such that.........

Explanation:

Volumetric glassware is always calibrated such that the measured volume is specified by reading the calibration of the BOTTOM of the aqueous meniscus. So I make that volume in the illustration to be #20.01*mL#. (Do you agree? I think I need to put some reading spex on!).

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The calibration on a burette is #+-0.1*mL#. Your eyes should be good enuff to read to #+-0.01*mL#.