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Chemical Properties of $MgO$

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In chemistry lab class, your teacher asks you to find magnesium oxide, $MgO$, to use in the experiment. When you go to the stockroom, you realize there is no magnesium oxide available.

Which of the following would be the most suitable replacement?

A

Sodium oxide, ${Na}_{2}O$.

B

Calcium oxide, $CaO$.

C

Carbon dioxide, $C{O}_{2}$.

D

Silicon dioxide, $Si{O}_{2}$.