reaction Mg with hcl

Asked by  | 23rd Mar, 2009, 09:57: PM

Expert Answer:

When the piece was dipped in HNO3 it gets oxidised as HNO3 is a strong acid. As the magnesium piece is already oxidised it does not oxidise further on dipping it in HCl. Thus giving no furthur reaction.

Answered by  | 24th Mar, 2009, 10:55: AM

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