Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 2 - The Nature of Molecules and the Properties of Water - Review Questions - Understand: 1

Answer

B.

Work Step by Step

The number of protons decides the number of electrons and, thus, the chemistry of an element (B.). A. is true only if the element is not ionized, ionization not changing the identity of the element, and C. is wrong since neutrons do not affect the number of electrons. D. can be eliminated for the same basic reason as C.
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