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Solution: Which of the following statements is TRUE? (A) atoms contain equal numbers of protons and neutrons (B) the mass of an atom is equal to the number of protons + the number of electrons (C) neutrons have a mass of 0 and a charge of 1 (D) to calculate the number of neutrons in an atom, use the mass in the periodic table (E) the atomic number is the number of electrons in an atom

Problem

Which of the following statements is TRUE?

(A) atoms contain equal numbers of protons and neutrons

(B) the mass of an atom is equal to the number of protons + the number of electrons

(C) neutrons have a mass of 0 and a charge of 1

(D) to calculate the number of neutrons in an atom, use the mass in the periodic table

(E) the atomic number is the number of electrons in an atom