## Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

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