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If you react Magnesium (Mg) with hydrochloric acid (HCL) you get magnesium chloride (MgCl2) and hydrogen (2H).

Magnesium+hydrochloric acid=magnesium chloride+hydrogen.


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Q: What happens when magnesium and hydrochloric acid is mixed together?
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