Magnesium nitrate is a salt?

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why magnesium nitrate does not react with sulphuric acid?:confused:
can somebody help answering? thank you.:smile:
 

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salt: a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)

2HNO3 + MgO → Mg(NO3)2 + H2O
 
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er.. i still dont understand why magnesium nitrate does not react with sulphuric acid?
i understand what is salt already. thankyou.
 
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topsyturvy said:
why magnesium nitrate does not react with sulphuric acid?:confused:
can somebody help answering?
No, we can't, unless you show some original effort first. Please read the posting guidelines for this sub-forum.
 
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well, H2SO4 is a strong acid, while NO- is a weak base?
 
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topsyturvy said:
well, H2SO4 is a strong acid, while NO- is a weak base?
Have you written out the equation? The unit from which this question is drawn (thermodynamics, acids/bases, etc.) might lend you a hint.
 
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erm...i seem to have completely miss-read your question.....sorry
 
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3trQN said:
erm...i seem to have completely miss-read your question.....sorry
The question was for the OP.
 
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So was my post :)
 

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