Problem: Which of the following water molecules exists in the greatest abundance?a. D217Ob. H218Oc. T218Od. H216Oe. D216Of. T217O

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  • Determine the number of subatomic particles (neutrons and protons) of H and O and relate this to the # of subatomic particles in each choice. 
  • The water molecule with the closest # of neutrons and protons to the regular H2O will appear to be most abundant

Step 1. Determine the # of neutrons and protons of H and O in H2O

  • H has 1 proton and 0 neutron. While O has 8 neutrons and 8 protons 
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Which of the following water molecules exists in the greatest abundance?

a. D217O

b. H218O

c. T218O

d. H216O

e. D216O

f. T217O

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