Problem: Part A. Which of the following water molecules exists in the greatest abundance? There are three naturally occurring isotopes of hydrogen:protium (ordinary hydrogen): 1H, deuterium (heavy hydrogen): 21H or D, and tritium: 31H or T.There are three naturally occurring isotopes of oxygen: oxygen-16: 168O,oxygen-17: 17O, and 178Ooxygen-18: 188O.

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Part A. Which of the following water molecules exists in the greatest abundance?

 

There are three naturally occurring isotopes of hydrogen:

protium (ordinary hydrogen): 1H, deuterium (heavy hydrogen): 21H or D, and tritium: 31H or T.

There are three naturally occurring isotopes of oxygen: 

oxygen-16: 168O,

oxygen-17: 17O, and 178O

oxygen-18: 188O.

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