Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 4 - Atoms and Elements - Exercises - Questions: 23

Answer

It is the percent of a natural sample that will be the given isotope.

Work Step by Step

Let's take as an example. In 100 naturally found grams of a substance, if isotope X has a 20 percent natural abundance, that means that 20 grams will be isotope X.
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