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Homework Help: What two measurements are made of an element using a mass

  1. Apr 12, 2006 #1
    what two measurements are made of an element using a mass spectrometer?
     
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  3. Apr 12, 2006 #2

    Astronuc

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    What do you think a mass spectrometer measures and how does that relate to an element?
     
  4. Apr 18, 2006 #3
    A MASS spectrometer measures the M_ _ _. From knowing that you might be able to work out what the element is you are looking at. what do you think?
     
  5. Apr 18, 2006 #4

    Astronuc

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    Hint: Isotopes.
     
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