Problem: How are 13C and 15N different from the more abundant isotopes 12C and 14N?  a. 13C and 15N each have one more neutron than 12C and 14N b. 13C and 15N each have one more proton than 12C and 14N c. 13C and 15N each have one less neutron than 12C and 14N d. 13C and 15N each have one less proton than 12C and 14N e. 13C and 15N each have one less electron than 12C and 14N

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How are 13C and 15N different from the more abundant isotopes 12C and 14N? 

a. 13C and 15N each have one more neutron than 12C and 14N

b. 13C and 15N each have one more proton than 12C and 14N

c. 13C and 15N each have one less neutron than 12C and 14N

d. 13C and 15N each have one less proton than 12C and 14N

e. 13C and 15N each have one less electron than 12C and 14N

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