Chemistry (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0132525763
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Chapter 4 - Atomic Structure - 4.3 Distinguishing Among Atoms - 4.3 Lesson Check: 26

Answer

The property that distinguishes the atoms of one element from another is the number of protons.

Work Step by Step

The number of protons is unique to each element and it distinguishes the atoms of an element from the other.
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