Problem: How many protons and neutrons are there in the Fe-58 isotope?a. 26 protons and 58 neutronsb. 32 protons and 26 neutronsc. 26 protons and 32 neutronsd. 58 protons and 58 neutronse. 58 protons and 84 neutrons

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How many protons and neutrons are there in the Fe-58 isotope?

a. 26 protons and 58 neutrons
b. 32 protons and 26 neutrons
c. 26 protons and 32 neutrons
d. 58 protons and 58 neutrons
e. 58 protons and 84 neutrons

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