Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 22 - Problems - Page 1010: 22.3

Answer

See explanation below

Work Step by Step

a) Differentiation is the process of formation of Earth into regions (core, mantle, and crust) of differing compositions. Substances separated according to their densities (think like a centrifuge), with denser material in the core and the less dense material in the crust. (b) O, Si, Al, and Fe (Refer to data below) (c) Oxygen is present in both those places but not the core.
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