Problem: The mass number of common krypton is 84, and its atomic number is 36. Krypton-84 has how many neutrons within each isotope?

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We are asked to determine the number of neutrons of Krypton-84 with an atomic number of 36.

Recall that for a neutral atomthe atomic number is the number of protons and the number of protons equals the number of electrons


Atomic Number = # protons = # electrons


We are given with the atomic number (36) which means that we have 36 protons and 36 electrons.


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The mass number of common krypton is 84, and its atomic number is 36. Krypton-84 has how many neutrons within each isotope?

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