Explain the Following Reaction with the Help of a Balanced Chemical Equation: Magnesium Reacts with Hot Water. - Science and Technology 2

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Explain the following reaction with the help of a balanced chemical equation:
Magnesium reacts with hot water.

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Solution

Magnesium does not react with cold water but reacts with hot water to form magnesium hydroxide with the evolution of hydrogen gas.
Mg + 2H2O → Mg(OH)2 + H2

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