Purpose Of The Beanium Experiment

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ISOTOPE EXPERIMENT- BEANIUM

Introduction
This beanium experiment was performed to display a greater understanding of isotopes of an element. Atoms that belong to the same element with the same number of protons but differ in numbers of neutrons are called isotopes. Since the atomic mass of a element includes the sum of the number of protons and neutrons in the nucleus of the element, It can be said that isotopes would have a different mass. Heavier isotopes tend to react more slowly than lighter isotopes of the same element. Using the equation;
Average atomic mass=
(Natural abundance as a decimal)(Sum of the masses if its isotope)
We are able to calculate the atomic mass of isotopics. This report presents the procedures for the beanium experiment, the experiments results, and analysis of these results to visualize and understand isotopes.

Purpose
The purpose of this experiment is to gain a greater and
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It is clear that isotopes are atoms that belong to the same element with the same number of protons but differ in numbers of neutrons. As a result from our experiment it is evident that each group of isotopes have different masses… for example; Bn a (white) have a group mass of 21.97g, Bn b (white eyed) have a group mass of 20.12g and Bn c (white with brown spots) have a group mass of 3.10g. However it is clear our experiment was not completely accurate due to sources of error. One source of error includes that each beanium isotope of the same group did not weigh the same, this error could be minimized by insuring each biennium weighs the same by weighing each beanium individually beforehand. Another source of error includes that the scale only weighed up to two decimal places, this error can simply be minimized by the use of a more advanced scale that is set for smaller masses. In conclusion it is evident atoms of the same element weigh different due to their

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