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

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  • Fourth row is looking for the electrons of each atom. Recall that the number of electrons is equal to the number of protons for neutral atoms

# of electrons = # protons for neutral atoms

  • For the fourth row, we must determine each # of protons of each atom.

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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 fourth row of the table for the number of electrons.

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