Problem: Write the atomic symbol  for each of the isotopes described below.a. number of protons = 27, number of neutrons = 31

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  • Recall that in nuclear notation:

  • Atomic mass can be calculated by getting the sum of # of protons and neutrons.
  • Atomic # can give us the identity of the element where it is also equal to the # of protons (atomic # = # of protons)
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Write the atomic symbol  for each of the isotopes described below.

a. number of protons = 27, number of neutrons = 31

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