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  • Q:

    Flame atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) is a technique used to convert free atoms into their gaseous state and measure the absorption of light. This technique follows the Beer-Lambert law, meaning it is most useful for which of the following?

     

    A

    Determining the identity of an unknown element in a sample.

    B

    Determining the concentration of a solution.

    C

    Identifying the decomposition rate of the element in the solution.

    D

    Finding the relative solubility of the atom in different solutions.




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