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What is the chemical formula for the oxidation of magnesium?
The oxidation of magnesium is a process, and as such has a chemical equation rather than a formula: 2 Mg + O2 -> 2 MgO. MgO is the chemical formula for the oxide of magnesium. ...
How is a compound represented in a chemical formula?
Two or more elements symbols written together: In the equation Mg + O2 ---> 2MgO, 'MgO' is a chemical compound. ...