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[*] posted on 14-2-2005 at 06:49
Potassium permanganate

I have been having this question since last year. Why does potassium permanganate have to be acidified by sulphuric acid before being used to test for reducing agents? Can't any acid be used?

And why does it have to be acidified at the first place?!?
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[*] posted on 14-2-2005 at 09:42
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Read this , it may shed some light on your question.....solo


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