Problem: Fill in the gaps in the following table:SymbolP3-Protons3549Neutrons4566118Electrons4676Mass number31Net charge1-3+Complete the third row of the table for the number of neutrons for P3-.

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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 → P atomic # (# of p) = 15
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Fill in the gaps in the following table:

SymbolP3-


Protons
3549
Neutrons
4566118
Electrons

4676
Mass number31


Net charge
1-
3+


Complete the third row of the table for the number of neutrons for P3-.

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