Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1118324579
ISBN 13: 978-1-11832-457-8

Chapter 1 - Introduction - Questions - Page 18: 1.1


The atomic weight of the elements are not ordinarily whole integers.

Work Step by Step

This is because the atomic weight of an atom is a weighted average of multiple atomic masses of naturally occurring isotopes for that atom.
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