Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Part 2 - Multiple-Choice Practice Exam: 1


If two protons and two neutrons are removed from the nucleus of neon 20, the nucleus of oxygen 16 remains.

Work Step by Step

The atomic number is reduced by 2 and the mass number is reduced by 4. This is discussed on page 218, and the data are in the periodic table on page 216.
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