Problem: Write balanced molecular and net ionic equations for the following reactions, and identify the gas formed in each.Solid magnesium carbonate reacts with an aqueous solution of perchloric acid.

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We are asked to complete and balance the following molecular equation and provide the net ionic equation: 

Balance reaction:
 MgCO3(s) + 2 HClO4(aq) → Mg(ClO4)2(aq) + CO2(g) + H2O(l)


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Write balanced molecular and net ionic equations for the following reactions, and identify the gas formed in each.

Solid magnesium carbonate reacts with an aqueous solution of perchloric acid.

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