# What are the word and symbol equations for the oxidation of magnesium metal by sulfuric acid?

$\text{Magnesium + sulfuric acid"rarr"magnesium sulfate + dihydrogen}$
$\text{Mg(s)" + "H"_2"SO"_4"(aq)"rarr"Mg"^(2+) + "SO"_4^(2-)+"H"_2"(g)} \uparrow$