Problem: Fill in the blanks to complete the following table.SymbolIon FormedNumber of Electrons in IonNumber of Protons in IonCl__________17Te_____54_____BrBr-_______________Sr2+_____38Complete the fourth column of the table.

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We are being asked to determine the number of protons of the given elements.

We are given the following table that would serve as our guide in answering this problem.


SymbolIon FormedNumber of Electrons in IonNumber of Protons in Ion
Cl__________17
Te_____54_____
BrBr-__________
_____Sr2+_____38


 Recall that the symbol for an element or ion is as follows:



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Fill in the blanks to complete the following table.


SymbolIon FormedNumber of Electrons in IonNumber of Protons in Ion
Cl__________17
Te_____54_____
BrBr-__________
_____Sr2+_____38


Complete the fourth column of the table.

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