Problem: What's the balanced equation for magnesium and hydrochloric acid?

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We’re asked to determine the balanced equation for magnesium and hydrochloric acid.


Before balancing the chemical reaction, let’s first write the chemical formula of the compounds involved in the reaction.


Reactants:

Magnesium

 Magnesium  Group 2A solid  0 charge  Mg

Magnesium: Mg


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What's the balanced equation for magnesium and hydrochloric acid?

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