Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Chemical Compounds - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions: 20

Answer

27 protons; 27 electrons; 33 neutrons.

Work Step by Step

Atomic number (Z) = 27 (Refer to the Periodic Table) Z = number of protons = number of electrons in the neutral atom = 27 Mass number (A) = 60 (given) Number of neutrons = A - Z = 60-27 = 33
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