2.2 The average atomic weight of silicon ( ASi ) is computed by adding fraction-of-occurrence/atomic weight products for the three isotopes. Thus
ASi = f 28 A28 + f 29 A29 + f 30 A30 Si Si Si Si Si Si
= (0.9223)(27.9769) + (0.0468)(28.9765) + (0.0309)(29.9738) = 28.0854

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