anonymous
  • anonymous
Why is the RAM of chlorine is not an integer. It is 35.5 ? explain.
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Callisto
  • Callisto
It's the weighted average of different Chlorine isotopes, that is Cl-35 and Cl-37
Callisto
  • Callisto
RAM is calculated according to the relative abundance of isotope Let say (i just make it up, okay?) Cl-35 is about 75% Cl-37 is about 25% So, RAM = 35x75% + 37x25% = 35.5, understand?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Very clear indeed. Thx.

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welcome :)

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