What is the reaction when lemon drops are added to KMnO4 solution? I need the answer with the equation.
Asked by | 9th Jul, 2011, 08:26: PM
when a drop of lemon is added to KMnO4- solution, the purple colour of KMnO4-faints to light pink.lemon contains citric acid , citric acid gives H+ in solution .KMnO4- produce MnO4- ions in the solution.
MnO4-+8H+? Mn2+ + 4H2O
(purple) (fainting pink)
Answered by | 11th Jul, 2011, 10:09: AM
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