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1

What are isotopes?

Different atoms of same element with different mass number, different number of neutrons.

2

How can the proportion of each isotope present in a sample be measured?

Mass spectrometry.

3

What do the peaks show on a mass spectrometer?

One peak is for each individual isotope.

4

What does the height of each peak show?

Height of each peak is proportional to number of atoms of isotope in sample tested.