Problem: You have a yellow solid that melts at 41oC and boils at 131oC and a green solid that melts at 2320oC.If you are told that one of them is Cr2O3 and the other is OsO4, which one do you expect to be the yellow solid?

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You have a yellow solid that melts at 41oC and boils at 131oC and a green solid that melts at 2320oC.

If you are told that one of them is Cr2O3 and the other is OsO4, which one do you expect to be the yellow solid?

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