Problem: Gallium has two naturally occurring isotopes, 69Ga and 71Ga, with masses of 68.9257 amu and 70.9249 amu, respectively.  Calculate the % abundance of the two isotopes of Ga.   Atomic Mass of Ga = 69.723 amu 

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Gallium has two naturally occurring isotopes, 69Ga and 71Ga, with masses of 68.9257 amu and 70.9249 amu, respectively.  Calculate the % abundance of the two isotopes of Ga.   Atomic Mass of Ga = 69.723 amu 

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