Serial Dilution in Microbiology: Calculation, Method & Technique


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A serial dilution is

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1. Dilution blank refers to

2. Calculate the final dilution in the following serial dilution: 1/10, 1/10, 1/10, 1/10, 1/10, 1/10, 1/10

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of the properties of serial dilution. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include dilution blank and final dilution.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Serial dilution
  • Dilution blank
  • Calculating final dilution in a given serial dilution problem

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the properties of serial dilution lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about final dilution in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding dilution banks and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the properties of serial dilution, review the lesson Serial Dilution in Microbiology: Calculation, Method & Technique which covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about micro problems
  • Understand how serial dilution works
  • Explore final dilution