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Solutions & Dilutions

Performing One-Step Dilutions (Under 5 mL)

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Learn the practical steps and correct equipment required to make one-step dilutions with small volumes. Practise carrying out one-step dilutions and mixing the solution.

Learning Outcomes

  • Choose appropriate equipment for making a small-volume dilution
  • Use the equipment to carry out the required dilutions
  • Adequately mix the solution to complete the dilution
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Skills

Designing and Planning Experiments

  • How to select the appropriate equipment to transfer and mix the stock and diluent

Using Instruments and Equipment

  • What is meant by the terms stock and diluent 
  • How to set the volume on the pipette display to transfer the correct amount of solution
  • How to mix the solution thoroughly after combining

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