Q. 185.0( 3 Votes )

What are isotopes? Where do they find applications?

Answer :

Atoms of the same element having a same atomic number but different mass numbers are known as isotopes.

Applications of isotopes:-

i. An isotope of uranium is used as a fuel in nuclear reactors.

ii. An isotope of cobalt is used in the treatment of cancer.

iii. An isotope of iodine is used in the treatment of goiter.

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