Problem: What is the correct reading for the liquid in this burette?(A) 32.2 mL(B) 32 mL(C) 32.26 mL(D) 33.74 mL

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We’re being asked to determine the correct reading for the liquid in the burette shown below:



For this, we need to read from the lower meniscus. The middle gradation in the burette corresponds to 32.5 mL:


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What is the correct reading for the liquid in this burette?

(A) 32.2 mL

(B) 32 mL

(C) 32.26 mL

(D) 33.74 mL

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