Chemistry (12th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Atomic Structure - 4.3 Distinguishing Among Atoms - 4.3 Lesson Check: 29

Answer

To determine the number of neutrons we use the equation N = A - Z , where A represents the mass and Z represents the atomic number.

Work Step by Step

To determine the number of neutrons we use the equation N = A - Z , where A represents the mass and Z represents the atomic number. The neutrons are calculated by subtracting the atomic mass by the atomic number.
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