Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 2 Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - 2-4 Atomic Weights - Review & Check for Section 2-4: 2

Answer

B

Work Step by Step

The atomic weight of gallium (Ga) is 69.723, which is $x=\frac{69.723-69}{71-69}=36.15\%$ of the way between the two approximate isotope's weights (their mass numbers). Thus, B is the correct answer.
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