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 one year ago
Why does Bromothylmol Blue solution turn yellow when carbon dioxide is added? what reation is occuring to turn it yellow?
 one year ago
Why does Bromothylmol Blue solution turn yellow when carbon dioxide is added? what reation is occuring to turn it yellow?

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tafkas77
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hi there! I can help you. Do you understand this concept or are you completely lost?

crazybaconlover
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I somewhat understand but i just dont know exactly what causes it to turn yellow.

crazybaconlover
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Is carbon dioxide increasing the acidity level in the solution, causing the bromothymol blue to indicate it? What about carbon dioxide is acidic?

tafkas77
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes! Carbon dioxide has a pH of 5; which means it is acidic (but not TOO acidic). A common form of carbon dioxide is baking soda. When added to water, the bromothymol blue turns yellow in reaction to the creation of an acidic substance  basically, the solution changes pH. Make sense?

crazybaconlover
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yeah that makes sense! Is it the same for the carbon dioxide your body produces?

tafkas77
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Pretty much, but we don't necessarily see those reactions too often because it is not concentrated. Each time you breathe out CO2, it gets weakened by the other molecules that float around  oxygen, nitrogen, etc.

tafkas77
 one year ago
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tafkas77
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You're welcome! Enjoy OS! Do you need anymore assistance today?

crazybaconlover
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I think I've got it! You rock!

tafkas77
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Awesome! And thank you. :)
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