(a) The mass spectrometer in Figure 2.12 has a magnet as one of its components.What is the...

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(a) The mass spectrometer in Figure 2.12 has a magnet as one of its components.What is the purpose of the magnet?
(b) The atomic weight of Cl is 35.5 amu. However, the mass spectrum of Cl (Figure 2.13) does not show a peak at this mass. Explain.
(c) A mass spectrum of phosphorus (P) atoms shows only a single peak at a mass of 31.What can you conclude from this observation?
Figure 2.12
(a) The mass spectrometer in Figure 2.12 has a magnet

Figure 2.13

(a) The mass spectrometer in Figure 2.12 has a magnet
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Chemistry The Central Science

ISBN: 978-0321696724

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Authors: Theodore Brown, Eugene LeMay, Bruce Bursten, Catherine Murphy, Patrick Woodward

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