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MgO + 2HCl --> MgCl2 + H2O

You get a salt, magnesium chloride, and water.

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Q: What happens when magnesium oxide is put in hydrochloric acid?
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What happens when dilute hydrochloric acid is added to magnesium?

Magnesium react easily with hydrochloric acid and magnesium chloride is obtained.

What happens when hydrochloric acid is added to solid magnesium oxide?

MgCl2 & H2O will form. MgO + 2 HCl ==> MgCl2 + H2O

Is adding dilute hydrochloric acid to magnesium oxide an exothermic reaction?


What does magnesium oxide plus hyrdrochloric acid make?

hydrochloric acid + magnesium => magnesium chloride + hydrogen 2HCl + Mg => MgCl2 + H2

What is the word equation for the reaction between a metal oxide and an acid?

Metal oxide + acid -> Salt + water e.g. Magnesium oxide + hydrochloric acid -> magnesium chloride + water MgO + 2HCl = MgCl2 + H2O

What is the chemical equation or magnesium and hydrochloric acid?

magnesium + hydrochloric acid = magnesium chloride + water

Does magnesium hydroxide dissolve in water?

Magnesium oxide does not "dissolve" in hydrochloric acid. Dissolution is a physical change. When magnesium oxide is mixed with hydrochloric acid, a chemical reaction takes place: Mg(s) + 2HCl ---> MgCl2(aq) + H2(g)

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When metals metal carbonates and metal oxides react with acid how is it possible to know what you will get?

Because when you use a certain metal say magnesium oxide with hydrochloric acid you will get: magnesium chloride magnesium carbonate + hydrochloric acid = salt + water + carbon dioxide.

What is the product of adding dilute hydrochloric acid to magnesium oxide?

MgO + 2HCl =MgCl2 +H2O

What happens to particles when magnesium and hydrochloric acid react together?


What would happen if hydrochloric acid reacts with magnesium oxide?

Magnesium Chloride and water would be formed. MgO + 2HCl ------> MgCl2 +H2O