Problem: The element antimony has an atomic weight of 121.757 amu and only two naturally occurring isotopes. One isotope has an abundance of 57.30% and an isotopic mass of 120.904. Based on these data, what is the mass of the second isotope?

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The element antimony has an atomic weight of 121.757 amu and only two naturally occurring isotopes. One isotope has an abundance of 57.30% and an isotopic mass of 120.904. Based on these data, what is the mass of the second isotope?

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