Hei asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 1 month ago

Magnesium + Lemon juice ionic equation?

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  • Mike A
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
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    No need for the formula of citric acid because the question asks for the IONIC equation so the only part of the citric acid involved in the ionic equation is its hydrogen ion. However the equation does need to be balanced.

    2H+  +  Mg  -------------->   H2  +  Mg2+ 

  • david
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    you need to loo up the formula for citric acid . . . I could use google, but this is YOUR homework not mine.

       Mg  +  citric acid  -->  Mg (citrate)  +  H2(g)

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