Isotopes and Relative Atomic mass

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Explain What is meant by the term isotope.
Isotopes are different atomic forms of the same element, which have the same number of protons but different numbers of neutrons.
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What must Isotopes have the same? and what must be different?
isotopes must have the same number of protons but different mass numbers!
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What is a popular pair of isotopes?
Carbon-12 & Carbon-14
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what does the relative atomic mass use average mass of?
It uses the average mass of an isotope of an element.
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What does relative abundance mean?
It means how much there is of each isotope compared to the total amount of element in the world.
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What can relative abundance be shown in?
ratio, fractions or a percentage.
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what do isotopes of the same element have?
they have identical properties.
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