chemistry

posted by .

How can use litmus paper to distinguish an acid from a base?

  • chemistry -

    Bases turn red litmus paper blue.
    Acids turn blue litmus paper red.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Chemistry

    Im fed up with this assignment please help The oxide formed when selenium burns in air dissolves in water to give a solution of selenious acid, H2SeO3. The solution conducts electricity, and turns blue litmus paper red. State the evidence …
  2. chem

    Help with this one please? If you place a piece of blue litmus paper in 200mL of dilute hydrochloric acid, the litmus paper turns pink. If you then add 2 drops fo phenolphthalein, the solution remains coloreless. If you add a few drops
  3. chemistry

    If a hydrate of the formula decomposes when heated to produce HCl, what change would you expect to occur when a piece of blue litmus paper is held in the path of the vapor released?
  4. Chemistry-DrBob222

    What is the effect of a base on blue litmus paper?
  5. college chemistry

    so i've never used this litmus paper stuff & i totally missed the lab but i still have to answer this question. ** Describe the observation obtained when a piece of litmus paper is immersed in the mixture of two acids?
  6. chemistry

    using a litmus paper only,how would you distinguish between HN4 and NaCl
  7. Physical Science

    5. What reactions occurs when a solution of hydrochloric acid, HCl, is mixed with a solution of calcium hydroxide, Ca(OH)2?
  8. Chemistry

    Describe how you would distinguish between solutions NH4Cl and NaCl using litmus paper
  9. chemistry

    How would prove that sodiumhydroxied is a base without using litmus paper to test
  10. chemistry

    explain why benzoic acid do not affect litmus paper

More Similar Questions