Problem: What is the net ionic equation of the reaction of MgCl2 with NaOH? Express your answer as a chemical equation. 

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  • In water, MgCl2 will dissociates as Mg2+ and Cl- while NaOH dissociates as Na+ and OH-

  • Some particular ions will react to each other to form an insoluble solid

  • According to the solubility rule, Mg(OH)2 will appear as an insoluble solid

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What is the net ionic equation of the reaction of MgCl2 with NaOH? Express your answer as a chemical equation.


 

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