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Lab Topic 2: pH and Buffers (10 points possible)1.  Briefly explain what makes a solution acidic or basic. (2 points)2.  What range is the pH scale (in whole numbers) and how does the scale relate to ion concentrations? (2 points)3.  Identify one pH indicator, and one other method scientists commonly use to determine pH.  (2 points)4.  What are standards, and why are they important in scientific research? (2 points)5.  What makes a good buffer, and why are buffers important in living organisms? (2 points)