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PP009 - Titration technique
This important technique is one of the essential skills in chemistry and involves using a burette to accurately measure the volume of one solution that is required to react completely with a known volume of a second solution (usually measured using a pipette). Titrations are usually carried out to determine the exact concentration of a solution but the technique is sometimes applied to the preparation of soluble salts. Titrations can involve acid/alkali, redox, complexometric and precipitation reactions.