Problem: Some of the substances commonly used in stomach antacids are MgO, Mg(OH) 2, and Al(OH)3. Which of these substances will neutralize the greatest amount of 0.10 M HCl per gram?

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Some of the substances commonly used in stomach antacids are MgO, Mg(OH) 2, and Al(OH)3. Which of these substances will neutralize the greatest amount of 0.10 M HCl per gram?

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