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In the HCl molecule, the separation between the nuclei of the two atoms is about 1.27 Å (1 Å = 10^(-10) m). Find the approximate location of the CM of the molecule, given that a chlorine atom is about 35.5 times as massive as a hydrogen atom and nearly all the mass of an atom is concentrated in its nucleus.

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Located on the line joining H and C1 nuclei at a distance of `1.24 Å` from the H end.

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