Why we clean magnesiam ribbon before burning?
Asked by | 13th Mar, 2008, 02:29: PM
we clean magnesium ribbon befofore burning because it tarnishes at room tempreture in normal atmosphere.
it reacts with water to form magnesium oxide which forms a thin layer over it n we hv to clean magnesium ribbon to remove this thin layer of magnesium oxide before burning.
Mg + H2o → Mgo + H2
Answered by | 17th Apr, 2008, 02:32: PM
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