## Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Additional Exercises - Page 79: 2.110f

#### Answer

$Mg(OH)_2$ is magnesium hydroxide.

#### Work Step by Step

The correct name for $Mg(OH)_2$ is derived from the names of its components. $Mg$ is magnesium. $OH$ is hydroxide. $Mg(OH)_2$ is magnesium hydroxide.

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