Problem: How many protons, neutrons, and electrons are present in an atom of aluminum-27?

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We are being asked to find the number of protons, electrons, and neutrons for an atom of Aluminum-27


Given:

Mass number Al = 27

Atomic Number Al = 13 (From periodic table)

Charge of the atom = 0 (consider the atom neutral because there is no mention of a charge in the problem)


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How many protons, neutrons, and electrons are present in an atom of aluminum-27?

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