We’re being asked to define A, Z, and X in the following notation used to specify a nuclide: ZA X.
You can determine the identity of a nuclide using its atomic number and mass number:
Atomic number (Z):
• represents the identity of the element
• reveals the number of protons
• in a neutral element:
Define A, Z, and X in the following notation used to specify a nuclide: ZA X.
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