Establish how to represent an element and determine the number of subatomic particles in Fe-58
You can determine the identity of the element using its atomic number:
Atomic number (Z):
• represents the identity of the element
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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