What occurs when magnesium nitrate is dissolved in water?

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May 19, 2017

Answer:

A chemical reaction occurs as the salt goes into solution........

Explanation:

Nitrate salts are usually very soluble in water:

#Mg(NO_3)_2(s) stackrel(H_2O)rarrMg^(2+) +2NO_3^-#

Dissolution in water breaks up the ionic lattice of magnesium and nitrate ions......