Problem: An atom of iron has the atomic number 26. This means that: a) it has an atomic mass of 26. b) it has 26 protons. c) it has 26 electrons. d) it has 13 neutrons. e) it has 52 protons.

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Neutral iron → atomic number 26 → # proton = 26 → # electron = 26 

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An atom of iron has the atomic number 26. This means that: 

a) it has an atomic mass of 26. 

b) it has 26 protons. 

c) it has 26 electrons. 

d) it has 13 neutrons. 

e) it has 52 protons.

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