What substances turn red litmus paper blue?

Answer Red litmus paper turns blue when it is exposed to any substance with an alkalinity higher than 7 on the pH scale. These substances are known as "bases." Some examples of bases are ammonia, baking s... Read More »

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Does cabbage juice turn red litmus paper blue?

Yes, cabbage juice turns red litmus paper blue when the solution is not acidic or base. If the cabbage juice turns red litmus paper red, then the solution is acidic. Cabbage juice is an alternative... Read More »

What color do acids turn blue litmus paper?

Blue litmus paper will turn red or pink when it comes into contact with an acid. Whether the paper will be red or pink is determined by the strength of the acid solution. The stronger the acid solu... Read More »

Does blue litmus paper turn red in a basic solution?

When blue litmus paper is dipped in a base solution, it does not turn red. Blue litmus paper will stay the same when dipped in base solution, but when it's dipped in an acid solution it will turn r... Read More »

What is blue litmus paper used for?

Blue litmus paper is used to test the pH of different solutions. If the blue litmus paper turns red, this indicates that the solution is acidic and rates below a 7.0 on the pH scale. If the solutio... Read More »