How Burette Used in Laboratory? - QS Study
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The instruments used in the laboratory are —

Burette, pipette, measuring cylinder, beaker, digital balance etc.

Mechanism of using burette to determine the volume of liquid –


(i) At first the burette is placed as vertically with the help of burette holder as shown in figure.

(ii) Burette is washed with distill water keeping the stop cork open. A beaker is also placed under the burette to collect the water.

(iii) Then closing the stop cork, liquid is taken in the burette in such a way so that there are no any bubbles in the burette

(iv) After removing the beaker. a conical flask with required amount of liquid which react with the reagent from burette is placed under the burette properly

(v) Less amount of required liquid is taken in the conical flask from burette and the remaining portion arc taken to the conical flask from burette dropwise.

(vi) Then the reading is taken from burette scale and the result is calculated.