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Akshit Agarwal from mps, asked a question
Subject: Chemistry , asked on 28/5/14

What is a synthetic indicator?

what is an natural indicator?

Nitin Gupta From Birla Senior Secondary School,pilani, added an answer, on 11/7/10
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 Indicator - A substance which tells us whether something is acidic or basic in nature is known as indicator (in language of chemistry )

Natural Indicator -- An indicator prepared from natural substances is known as natural indicator.

Example - Litmus,Turmeric

Synthetic Indicator - An indicator prepared from artificial substances is known as synthetic indicator

Example -- Phenolphthalein

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Aakash Saha From Loyola High School, added an answer, on 12/8/10
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 INDICATOR IS A CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE WHICH CHANGE THEIR COLOUR IN ACCORDANCE TO THE PH OF A SOLUTION.

NATURAL INDICATOR-IT IS A CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE WHICH IS MADE FROM VARIOUS ORGANISMS, LIKE TERMITE,AS WELL AS FROM VARIOUS NATURAL SUBSTANCES.    EX---LITMUS

SYNTHETIC LITMUS--IT IS A CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE WHICH IS MADE UP OF VARIOUS ORGANIC DYES AND ARTIFICIAL (SYNTHETIC) SUBSTANCES.    EX--PHENOLPHTHALIEN

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Lakshmi Prasad From Delhi Public School, added an answer, on 10/8/13
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Natural Indicators - these are indicators which are natural.For example : turmeric,purple cabbage

Synthetic Indicators - these are artificial or man made.For example : methyl orange,phenolphthalein

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Vaibhav From Sumer Mal Jain Public School, added an answer, on 23/6/15
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Rashi Arora From Prabhu Dayal Public School, added an answer, on 24/5/13

 A natural indicator is a solution that changes colour at different pH levels, however these indicators are dissimialr to common indicators such as phenolphtalein as natural indicator solutions are dirived from chemicals from oragnic materials such as carrots, berries and beetroot.

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Rashi Arora From Prabhu Dayal Public School, added an answer, on 24/5/13

 A  SYNTHETIC INDICATORS IS A TYPE OF INDICATOR THAT ALL I KNOW COZ IN TRYING TO RESEARCH WHAT THE HELL IT IS TOO.

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Sanjay Verma , added an answer, on 8/7/13

different type of naturla indicator ?

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