Problem: Write a ratio showing the relationship between the amounts of each element for each of the following:Part (a):A) 3O:C B) 2O:C C) O:C D) O:2C

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O → red 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 five molecules each with a central black sphere surrounded by two red spheres in a linear geometry. Model b consists of three molecules each with two combined red spheres and two white spheres, one on each red sphere. Model c consists of three molecules each with a central red sphere surrounded by two smaller white spheres in a bent geometry.


Part (a):


A) 3O:C 

B) 2O:C 

C) O:C 

D) O:2C

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