Asked Nov 1, 2019

In what ways are isotopes are alike? In what ways are they different?


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Isotopes are the atoms of same element having the same atomic number.

Atomic number = number of e
= number of p'

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Atomic number = number of e = number of p'

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They have the same number of protons. Due to the different number of neutrons, isotopes have different mass numbers.

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