Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 33 - Think and Explain: 60

Answer

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A positively charged hydrogen atom is usually 1 proton. However, hydrogen has 2 isotopes. These less common forms are deuterium or tritium, so the positively charged hydrogen atom could also be 1 proton and 1 neutron, or it could be 1 proton and 2 neutrons.
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