Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 31 - Nuclear Energy; Effects and Uses of Radiation - Questions: 7

Answer

All isotopes of uranium have the same valence electron structure.

Work Step by Step

The same chemical reactions happen with all the isotopes of a given element, because they have the same valence electron structure. Trying to enrich uranium by chemical means isn’t possible.
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