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    Does the isotope have the same number of protons or electrons or both?
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    (Original post by shady2.0)
    Does the isotope have the same number of protons or electrons or both?
    Isotopes of an element contain the same number of protons but different numbers of neutrons in their nuclei. They don't differ in chemical properties however, as they have the same electron configuration.
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    Isotope- An atom that has the same number of protons and electrons but different number of neutrons
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    Both, and different # of neutrons.
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    so the no of protons are equal to no of electrons right?
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    by the way thank you guyz gat it
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    (Original post by shady2.0)
    so the no of protons are equal to no of electrons right?
    Yes, the charge needs to cancel out.
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    Yes, the charge needs to cancel out.
    ohky docky gat it
 
 
 
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