Problem: What is the difference between Carbon 12, 13, and 14?

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We have to describe the difference between C-12, C-13 and C-14.

This problem relates to isotopes.

Isotopes are atoms that contain the same number of protons but different number of neutrons.

In other words, the atomic number (Z) is the same but the mass number (A) is different.

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What is the difference between Carbon 12, 13, and 14?

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