Chemistry
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An unknown element Q has two known isotopes: 61Q and 62Q. If the average atomic mass is 61.4 amu, what are the relative percentages of the isotopes?

Let x = fraction of 61Q
Then 1x = fraction of 62Q
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x*61 + (1x)*62 = 61.4
Solve for x and 1x, then convert to percent.