We’re being asked to determine the name of the element that has an atomic number of 59.
An element can be represented as:
You can determine the identity of the element using its atomic number:
Atomic number (Z):
How do scientists determine the number of neutrons in an isotope of an atom?
A. They find the number of protons.
B. They divide the atomic mass by two.
C. They add the number of electrons and protons.
D. They subtract the atomic number from the atomic mass.
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