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Textbook Problem

True or false? N 3 and P 3 contain a different number of protons but the same number of electrons. Justify your answer.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Whether the statement “N3 - and P3 - contains a different number of protons but the same number of electrons” is true or false should be determined.

Concept Introduction:

The number of protons for an element is equal to the atomic number of its element, which is unique for every element. The number of protons is equal to the number of electrons of an element in its neutral state. An atom can gain or lose electron to attain stability in nature.

Explanation

Reason for true statements: The number of protons for an element is equal to the atomic number of its element, which is unique for every element. The number of protons is equal to the number of electrons of an element in its neutral state. An atom can gain or lose electron to attain stability in nature.

The atomic number of Nitrogen, N is 7 that is number of protons of N is 7 whereas the atomic number of phosphorus, P is 15 that is number of protons is 15...

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