Answer to Question #163118 in General Chemistry for Jane

Question #163118

Enter the appropriate symbol for an isotope of phosphorus-32 corresponding to the isotope notation. Express your answer as a chemical symbol using isotope notation.


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2021-02-12T05:03:12-0500

In AZX notation

A = represents the mass number of atom

Mass number = number of protons + number of neutrons

It is show at the above of the left side of the atom .

Here it is 32 .

Z = Represents the atomic number of atom

Atomic number = number of protons .

It is show at the bottom of the right side of the atom .

Here it is 15 .

X = represents the symbol of the atom .

Here X is phosphorus




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