Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 34 - Think and Explain: 56

Answer

Neon.

Work Step by Step

The fusion of 2 hydrogen nuclei (i.e., 2 protons) with an oxygen nucleus (atomic number 8) would produce a nucleus with atomic number 10, neon.
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