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Magnesium ions are removed in water treatment by the
addition of slaked lime, Ca(OH)2. Write a balanced chemical
equation to describe what occurs in this process.

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Presence of magnesium ions in water is responsible for the hardness of water. So, during water treatment, magnesium ions are removed by adding slaked lime in water. When magne...

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