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    What color- red or blue- would you expect each of the following to produce when added to litmus:

    Milk of magnesia
    tomato juice

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    ? Milk of magnesia is magnesium hydroxide, Mg (OH) with a PH 10.5 (greater then 7) thus it turns the litmus paper into blue.

    ? Wine has a PH of 3.8 (less the 7) thus it is acidic and turns the ...

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    Acidity of various household substances based on the colour of the litmus test.