Question
Tue October 16, 2012 By: Jayaprakash

which of the following species is isotonic with 37^Rb ^86

Expert Reply
Thu October 18, 2012
In Rb-86, there are protons = 37 and neutrons = 49
 
In Sr, P = 38, N= 49
 
In Y, P = 39, N = 50 
 
In Kr, P= 36, N= 48
 
Isotonic species are atoms or ions that have the same number of neutrons. So, Rb is isotonic with stronsium. (Rb-86 and Rb-85 are isotopes)
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