Problem: Fill in the blanks to complete the table.Symbol Z  A  #p  #e-  #n ChargeSi14________1414____S2-____32____________2-Cu2+________________342+____15________1516____Complete the sixth column of the table.

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We’re being asked to complete the sixth column of the given table.

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

Recall that the number of protons is equal to the atomic number.

For the first, third and fourth rows: 

The number of neutrons, #n are already given. 

This means that we only need to determine the number of neutrons for the second row


Recall that the mass number is equal to the sum of the number of protons and neutrons.

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Fill in the blanks to complete the table.

Symbol Z  A  #p  #e-  #n Charge

Complete the sixth column of the table.

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