What are the products when magnesium oxide reacts with hydrochloric acid?

1 Answer
Mar 15, 2017

Answer:

#"Magnesium chloride"# and #"water"#.

Explanation:

#MgO(s) + 2HCl(aq) rarr MgCl_2(aq) + H_2O(l)#

Most oxides follow this scheme on treatment with strong acid.