Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 2 - Chemical Compounds - Problem Solving Practice 2.3: b

Answer

10 electrons; 10 protons; 12 neutrons.

Work Step by Step

Mass number (A) = 22 (given) Atomic Number (Z) = 10 (Refer to the Periodic Table.) Number of electrons in a neutral atom= Number of protons = Z = 10. Number of neutrons = A-Z = 22- 10 = 12
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