Problem: Which of the following pairs represent (hypothetical) isotopes? A) A and BB) A and CC) A and DD) C and D

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We are asked to identify the pairs which are hypothetical isotopes from below:


Recall that Isotopes represent atoms of an element that contain the same atomic number (same number of protons), but different mass numbers (different number of neutrons). 

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Which of the following pairs represent (hypothetical) isotopes? 

A) A and B
B) A and C
C) A and D
D) C and D

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