Problem: Write a ratio showing the relationship between the amounts of each element for each of the following: (b)A) H:2C B) H:4CC) 4H:C D) 2H:C

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H → white sphere

C → black sphere

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Write a ratio showing the relationship between the amounts of each element for each of the following: Three space-filling molecular models: a, b, and c. Model a consists of four molecules each with a central red sphere surrounded by two smaller white spheres in a bent geometry. Model b consists of three molecules each with a central black sphere surrounded by four smaller white spheres in a tetrahedral geometry. Model c consists of three molecules each with two black spheres and a red sphere surrounded by six smaller white spheres, three on the first black sphere, two on the second, and one on the red sphere.

(b)


A) H:2C 

B) H:4C

C) 4H:C 

D) 2H:C

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