Problem: What species is represented by the following information?p+ = 47            n° = 62                       e- = 46A) Ag+     B) Pd+     C) Ag     D) Nd     E) Pd

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We’re being asked to determine the species that is represented by the given subatomic particles.

An element can be represented as:

You can determine the identity of the element using its atomic number:

Atomic number (Z): 

represents the identity of the element
reveals the number of protons
in a neutral element:

            # of protons = # of electrons

Mass number (A)

reveals the number of protons and neutrons

            mass number = # of protons + # of neutrons


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What species is represented by the following information?

p+ = 47            n° = 62                       e- = 46

A) Ag+     

B) Pd+     

C) Ag     

D) Nd     

E) Pd

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