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Offline satrohraj

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Heavier Isotopes less reactive than Lighter isotopes. Why?
« on: April 06, 2007, 04:54:33 PM »
Why Higher isotopes participate in chemical reactions slowly, when compared to lighter isotopes?

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Re: Heavier Isotopes less reactive than Lighter isotopes. Why?
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2007, 06:09:07 PM »
you could think about how fast they move around
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Re: Heavier Isotopes less reactive than Lighter isotopes. Why?
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2007, 06:44:24 PM »
There's an equation that relates the stretching frequency of a bond between two atoms to their masses.  Find it.  :)

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