Fluorine-20 has a half-life of 11.0 s. If a sample initially contains 49.0 μg of this isotope, how much remains after 66.0 s ?

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  35. chemistry

    Upon decomposition, one sample of magnesium fluoride produced 1.65kg of magnesium and 2.58kg of fluorine. A second sample produce 1.38kg of magnesium. How much fluorine (in grams) did the second sample produce?

  36. Chemistry

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  41. science

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  47. math

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  50. chemistry

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  51. physics

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  53. pre calc

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  54. Chemistry

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  55. Chemistry

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  56. Chemistry

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  63. chemistry

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  64. College Chemistry

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  65. Chemistry

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  66. Chemistry

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  67. modern physics

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  69. chemistry

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  71. chemistry

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  73. Chem

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  74. Chemistry

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  75. chemistry

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  76. chem

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  82. SCIENCE

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  87. nuclear physics

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  88. Chemistry

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  90. Chem

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