Ch.2 - Atoms & ElementsSee all chapters
All Chapters
Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
BONUS: Mathematical Operations and Functions
Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: The element X has three naturally occuring isotopes;  aX, bX, and cX, where a, b, and c represent the mass number. The masses (amu),except aX, and the percent abundances of the isotopes are given in the table below. The average atomic mass of X is 17.20 amu. What is the mass of aX in amu? a. 16.60 b. 16.67 c. 19.01 d. 18.11 e. 9.99

Problem

The element X has three naturally occuring isotopes;  aX, bX, and cX, where a, b, and c represent the mass number. The masses (amu),except aX, and the percent abundances of the isotopes are given in the table below. The average atomic mass of X is 17.20 amu. What is the mass of aX in amu?

a. 16.60

b. 16.67

c. 19.01

d. 18.11

e. 9.99