Antacid neutralizes stomach acid by the following reaction:
Mg(OH)2 + 2HCl -----> MgCl2 + 2H2O
Calculate the amount of Mg(OH)2 (in grams) needed to neutralize 2.5 grams of HCl.

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  1. how many moles of HCL is 2.5 grams? The balanced equation states it will take half that number of moles of magnesium hydroxide

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