Chemistry
posted by Samantha on .
Congratulations! You have discovered a new element called Bhauzium (Bz). The average atomic mass of Bz was found to be 348.72 amu and its atomic number is 123.
a) if the atomic masses of three isotopes of Bhsuzium are 342.92 amu, 356.43 amu (6.52%), and 351.29 amu, what is the relative abundance (%) of each isotope?

Let X = fraction of 342.92
356.43 is 6.52% or 0.0652 as a fraction.
351.29 = (1X0.0652) = 0.9348X
Sum those values = 348.72
342.92X + 356.43(0.0652) + 351.29(0.9348x) = 348.72
Solve for x which is the fraction of the first isotope and 0.9348x is the fraction of the third isotope listed. The percentages should add to 100.0%.