Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 11 - Think and Explain: 42

Answer

Agree partially.

Work Step by Step

An element is defined by the atomic number, the number of protons in the nucleus. The number of protons and electrons are equal if the atom is electrically neutral. This is discussed on pages 214 and 218.
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