The distance between the carbon atom and the oxygen atom in a carbon monoxide molecule is 1.1 A° . Given, mass of carbon atom is 12 a.m.u. and mass of oxygen atom is 16 a.m.u., calculate the position of the center of mass of the carbon monoxide molecule molecules

Q: The distance between the carbon atom and the oxygen atom in a carbon monoxide molecule is 1.1 A° . Given, mass of carbon atom is 12 a.m.u. and mass of oxygen atom is 16 a.m.u., calculate the position of the center of mass of the carbon monoxide molecule molecules

(a) 3.6 A° from the carbon atom

(b) 1 A° from the oxygen atom

(c) 0.63 A° from the carbon atom

(d) 0.12 A° from the oxygen atom

Ans: (c)