Reaction between magnesium and nitric acid.

Asked by rupson | 3rd Jul, 2010, 09:58: PM

Expert Answer:

When an acid reacts with metal, a salt and hydrogen are produced:

acid + metal    ------------->     salt + hydrogen

This is an example of single displacement reaction.
2 HNO3 + Mg      --------------> Mg(NO3)2 + H2

Answered by  | 19th Jul, 2010, 11:49: AM

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