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## Homework Statement

The element rubidium consists of two isotopes, the stable 85Rb and radioactive 87Rb (abundance 27.83%). What is the specific activity of natural rubidium chloride? Use Ar85.47 gmol-1 for rubidium element, Ar 86.91 gmol-1 for 87Rb, and Mr 120.92 gmol-1 for RbCl.

## Homework Equations

A2 = (

**λ2A1 /**

**λ2-****λ1) (e^-****λ2 *t)**M = (N#/ avag const)* Ar

## The Attempt at a Solution

I tried to convert 1g (subjective choice) of RbCl to 5 x 10^21 molecules, then apply percent abundance to get 1.4 x 10^21 Rb87. I converted that back to grams and got .2. I really don't know if I am on the right track or not, because I can't seem to figure out where I am going with this and if I need the other Ar value. Thanks.