Atomic number = # of protons
Atomic mass = # of protons + # or neutrons
# of neutrons = Atomic mass - # of protons
The amount of carbon-14 in artifacts and fossils is often used to establish their age.
Determine the number of protons and neutrons in a carbon-14 isotope.
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