Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 4 - Atoms and Elements - Exercises - Questions: 25

Answer

A common notation is the element name and the mass number, separated by a dash. For example, Uranium-238.

Work Step by Step

Another option is to put the mass number on top of the atomic number followed by the element symbol. For example $^{238}_{92}$U.
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