Question #cb268

2 Answers
Nov 12, 2015

Answer:

#MgCl_2(s) rightleftharpoons "Mg^(2+) + 2Cl^-#. Or did you mean the action of the acid on magnesium metal?

Explanation:

#Mg(s) + 2HCl(aq) rarr MgCl_2(aq) + H_2(g)uarr#

The equation immediately above is the balanced equation for oxidation of magnesium.

Answer:

Magnesium+ Hydrochloric acid #rarr# Magnesium chloride+Hydrogen gas

Explanation:

Balanced Equation

#"Mg(s)"+"2HCl(aq)"##rarr##"MgCl"_2("aq")"+H"_2("g")"#

You can watch this reaction in the video below.