Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 2 - Sections 2.1-2.9 - Exercises - Review Questions: 26


A mass spectrum indicates the mass of an isotope and the relative abundance of that isotope.

Work Step by Step

The spectrum you get from a mass spec has the relative mass on the x axis and relative abundance on the y axis, which shows what the percent abundance of that isotope was in the sample.
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