Answer to Question #176632 in General Chemistry for hassan

Question #176632

How many protons and neutrons are there in an atom having A = 238 and Z = 92.


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2021-03-29T06:12:20-0400

The atom is Uranium


electrons are there in an atom of uranium-238

The atomic number of uranium is 92, and the mass number of the isotope is given as 238.


Therefore, it has 92 protons, 92 electrons


Neutrons are 238 — 92 =146 


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