Problem: Fill in the gaps in the following table:SymbolCo3+Protons347680Neutrons46116120Electrons3678Mass number59Net charge2+Complete the third row of the table.

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An element can be represented as:


identity of the element Atomic number (Z): 

neutral element:            # of protons = # of electrons

Mass number (A)

            mass number = # of protons + # of neutrons


  • 1st column: atomic # = 27 (# of p)
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Fill in the gaps in the following table:


SymbolCo3+


Protons
347680
Neutrons
46116120
Electrons
36
78
Mass number59


Net charge

2+


Complete the third row of the table.

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