what happens when dil. NaOH is added to a test tube containing magnesium ribbon??

Asked by Pratiksha Kanhe | 10th Mar, 2012, 02:09: PM

Expert Answer:

Since sodium is more reactive than Magnesium, it is not able to displace sodium from sodium hydroxide solution hence no reaction takes place .

Answered by  | 12th Mar, 2012, 01:02: PM

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