Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Exercises: 66

Answer

i) $^{34}_{16}S$ ii) $^{32}_{16}S$

Work Step by Step

i) The element which contains 16 protons is Sulfur (S) and therefore has an atomic number of 16. The atomic mass is calculated from the sum of the number of protons with the number of neutrons which is 16+18=34. ii) i) The element which contains 16 protons is Sulfur (S) and therefore has an atomic number of 16. The atomic mass is calculated from the sum of the number of protons with the number of neutrons which is 16+16=32.
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