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    Wat would the Oxidation number of oxygen be in magnesuim hydroxide Mg(OH)2
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    -2 ..i think , im not sure
    but oxygen is always -2

    don't quote me on it
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    -2 babez
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    Mg = 2+, O = 2-(overall 4-), H = +1(overall +2) add them up you get a neutral molecule but yeah oxidation state of oxygen is 2-
 
 
 
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