# Answer the following. What is the action of bromine on magnesium metal? - Chemistry

What is the action of bromine on magnesium metal?

#### Solution

Bromine reacts with magnesium to form magnesium bromide.

$\ce{\underset{\text{Magnesium}}{Mg_{(s)}} + \underset{\text{Bromine}}{Br_{2(l)}} -> \underset{\text{Magnesium Bromide}}{MgBr_{2(s)}}}$

Concept: Chemical Properties of Elements of Groups 16, 17 and 18
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Balbharati Chemistry 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 7 Elements of Groups 16, 17 and 18
Exercise | Q 2.05 | Page 163