Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 30 - Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity - Questions: 3

Answer

a. Uranium: 92 protons, 140 neutrons b. Nitrogen: 7 protons, 11 neutrons c. Hydrogen: 1 proton, 0 neutrons d. Strontium: 38 protons, 48 neutrons e. Fermium:100 protons, 152 neutrons

Work Step by Step

The atomic number tells us the number of protons. The number of neutrons is the mass number minus the number of protons.
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