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    hey
    am kind off having problems with this question

    Explain why isotopes have identical chemical properties but have different physical properties?

    # i know the obvios because they have diffrent masses bt wht else...
    plz help
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    Chemical properties are determined by the electrons, but these are the same for isotopes, hence identical chemical properties, whereas physical properties are usually more to do with mass, which obviously differs for isotopes, so they have different physical properties,
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    (Original post by Revolution is my Name)
    Chemical properties are determined by the electrons, but these are the same for isotopes, hence identical chemical properties, whereas physical properties are usually more to do with mass, which obviously differs for isotopes, so they have different physical properties,
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