Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 2 - Exercises - Page 77: 18


\[_{Z}^{A}\text{X}\] and \[\text{X-}A\]

Work Step by Step

The isotope of a substance is represented as follows: \[_{Z}^{A}\text{X}\] Here, \[\text{X}\]is the chemical symbol of the element, \[A\] is the mass number and \[Z\] is the atomic number. Isotopes are also represented as: \[X-A\] where X represents chemical symbol and A represents mass number of the isotopes.
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