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How to find the isotopic mass ?

  1. Nov 10, 2008 #1
    How to find the isotopic mass ??

    Hello everyone!

    I have a test in 2 days, and I was trying to understand how to get the isotopic mass but I really couldn't. it's confusing. can anyone help me? and if there are some examples I would be thankful.

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  3. Nov 10, 2008 #2


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    Re: How to find the isotopic mass ??

    You mean mass of an atom of specific isotope?

    Mass spectrometry sounds like the most obvious choice. But if you have a sample containing just a single, isolated isotope, any precise method of determining molar mass will do.
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