Asked in Acids and Bases
Acids and Bases

What happens when magnesium reacts with hydrochloric acid?

456

Answer

User Avatar
Wiki User
02/16/2012

The Magnesium with hydrochloric with make a squeaky pop

--------

Magnesium chloride (MgCl2) is formed in solution and hydrogen is released.

Mg + 2 HCl = MgCl2 + H2