Lab Report 06 Acetic Acid in Vinegar

Lab Report 06 Acetic Acid in Vinegar - Introduction Vinegar...

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Introduction Vinegar is an everyday household item used in many different ways. It can be used as a cleanser, disinfectant, salad dressing, preservative, or cooking ingredient. Vinegar mainly consists of acetic acid and water, making it have a low pH. What is the pH of some other everyday household items like dish soap, 409, lemon juice, and ammonia? In this lab, the group will test the pH of these household items using a pH electrode. In part two of the lab, the group will gradually add NaOH to an erlenmeyer flask containing vinegar until the pH is neutral and then finally basic. Experiment: Required Equipment pH electrode Logger Pro Baking Soda Dish soap 409 Lemon Juice Vinegar Ammonia NaOH The pH electrode was set up with the Logger Pro software. Then the cap to the electrode was taken off and the electrode was rinsed with distilled water and shaken dry. It was placed in a buffer solution in order to calibrate the pH. Small amounts of baking soda, dish soap, 409, lemon juice, vinegar, and ammonia were obtained in beakers and set aside. The pH probe was
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This lab report was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CHEM 184 taught by Professor Hierl during the Fall '07 term at Kansas.

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