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Why is the pipette more precise than a burette when measuring?

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Burettes are larger than a pipette, it has a stopcock at the bottom to control the release of liquid. Burette is similar like graduated cylinder and is easier to measure a required volume of liquid through graduations. But, it has large meniscus and hence its accuracy and precision is less in measuring liquids.

Pipettes are smaller than burette, it has a dropper like system that releases liquid in desired amount by lessening vacuum. Pip...

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