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Problem 3E

It is common in mass spectrometry to assume that the mass of a cation is the same as that of its parent atom. (a) Using data in Table 2.1, determine the number of significant figures that must be reported before the difference in masses of  and is significant. (b) What percentage of the mass of an  atom does the electron represent?

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(a)

The given isotopes -   and . Those differ by only one proton.

According to the given table, the mass of the proton is 1.0073 amu.

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Textbook: Chemistry: The Central Science
Edition: 13
Author: Theodore E. Brown; H. Eugene LeMay; Bruce E. Bursten; Catherine Murphy; Patrick Woodward; Matthew E. Stoltzfus
ISBN: 9780321910417

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