Chemistry
Grade-9
Easy

Question

What is the chemical formula of Magnesium chloride?

  1. MgCl
  2. MgCl2
  3. MgC
  4. MgC2

hintHint:

The charge of magnesium ion is +2, and the charge of chlorine ion is -1.

The correct answer is: MgCl2


    • The symbol of magnesium is Mg. The symbol of chlorine is Cl.
    • The charge of magnesium ion is +2, and the charge of chlorine ion is -1.
    • To make the compound magnesium chloride neutral, one magnesium and two chlorine ion are required.
    • The chemical formula of magnesium is MgCl2.