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Is the oxidation number for Mg in Mg(NO3)2 +2?

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Yes.
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yes. the oxidation no of NO3 is -1. you have two groups of N03 so the ox. no. is -2.
The overall charge of the molecule is 0 therefore Mg has an oxidation state of 2+
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Yes. The group 1 and 2 metals always have the same oxidation number.
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