Investigating magnesium oxide

What safety precautions should be taken?
Wear eye protection at all timeshare. Take extreme caution- apparatus gets hot.
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What apparatus is required for the practical?
2 bottle tops.....Bunsen burner......paper clip.......tongs.....clay pipe triangle.....access to a balance (2dp).......magnesium ribbon.......tripod.......heatproof mat.......pen.....paper
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What method is required to complete the experiment?
1. Find the total mass of 2 bottle-tops and paper clip. Record this mass as M1. 2. Cut a 10 cm length of magnesium ribbon in to three strips and place in one of the bottle-tops. 3. Find the mass of the 2 bottle-tops + clip+ magnesium ribbon.
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What is the word equation for the experiment?
Magnesium + oxygen = magnesium oxide
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Is it a chemical or physical change?
A chemical change.
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Was it a mass gain or loss, and why?
It was a mass gain, as the reaction with the gas increased it. Gas also has a mass.
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Great revision material. 

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Thanks Amaan.

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