how to differentiate between acids and bases?

Asked by  | 27th Feb, 2008, 08:29: PM

Expert Answer:

Use indicators like litmus to differentate btw acid and base.

Acid-Base indicators or indicators as commonly called indicate the presence of an acid or a base in a solution.

Some indicators,called OLFACTORY INDICATORS. give different smells with acids and bases.

Acids turn Blue litmus Red

Bases turn Red litmus Blue

 

Answered by  | 3rd Mar, 2008, 11:37: AM

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