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State and explain what is iodine and what it is used for.

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Iodine is most commonly used in science to test the presence of starch in food. In water, it is an orangish\brown colour but if you put it on a food that contains starch it will turn a darkblue\black colour. For example, if you put it on bread, it will turn darkblue\black.