What substance is produced during the reaction of an acid with a metal hydroxides?

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Nov 18, 2016

Answer:

A metal salt and water.

Explanation:

#M(OH)_2(s) +2HX(aq) rarr MCl_2(aq) + 2H_2O(l)#

This is, in effect, an acid base reaction, i.e.:

#HO^(-) + H_3O^(+) rarr 2H_2O(l)#