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Mark S. Cracolice + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305079250

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Chapter 20, Problem 21E
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Calculate the mass of radioisotope in a sample that will be left after 33 minutes if the sample originally has 12 .9 g of that radioisotope. The half-life of the radioisotope is 11.0 minutes.

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Chapter 20 Solutions

Introductory Chemistry: An Active Learning Approach
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