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  1. Sep 23, 2011 #1
    what difference,if any are expected between the chemical reactions of Cl 35 and Cl 37?

    I'm not sure how to attempt this question =/
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  3. Sep 28, 2011 #2
    In a nuclear reaction, the atoms would split differently. However, in a purely chemical reaction, there is no difference.
  4. Sep 28, 2011 #3
    Oh shoot! I got the answer too late, my friend told me since Cl37 is has a greater mass number it would react more slowly than Cl35 since it is heavier.
  5. Sep 29, 2011 #4


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  6. Oct 18, 2011 #5
    They are different isotopes of the same element....I would start there.
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