Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 2 - Sections 2.1-2.9 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 55

Answer

6 protons, 8 neutrons. Symbol is $^{14}_{6}C$

Work Step by Step

Mass number of carbon-14 isotope = 14 Atomic number of carbon = 6 = number of protons Number of neutrons = Mass number - Atomic number = 14 - 6 = 8 Isotopic symbol = $^{14}_{6}C$
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