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Oxidation–Reduction Titrations Inquiry Guidance/AP* Chemistry Curriculum Alignment Transition Guide

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Determining the amount of a particular substance in a sample or product is a common task in analytical chemistry. If the product contains a substance that can be oxidized, then it is possible to determine the number of moles of that substance by titrating the sample with a strong oxidizing agent. In this lab, an oxidizing solution will be standardized and then used to determine the number of moles of oxalic acid.

Concepts

  • Oxidation & Reduction
  • Titrations
  • Solutions