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Chemistry for Engineering Students

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Lawrence S. Brown + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337398909
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Chemistry for Engineering Students

4th Edition
Lawrence S. Brown + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337398909

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Chapter 2, Problem 2.88PAE
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2.88 Describe how you can identify the isotope, X, in this puzzle. The nucleus contains one more neutron than proton, and the mass number is nine times larger than the charge on the ion X3+.

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